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Lisa Marie Basile

Author's Bio

Lisa Marie Basile holds an MFA from The New School and is the author of the chapbooks Triste (Dancing Girl Press, Andalucia(The Poetry Society of New York) and war/lock, forthcoming from Hyacinth Girl Press in 2014. She is the founding editor and publisher of Patasola Press, and is an assistant editor for Fifth Wednesday Journal. She edits an online daily magazine, Luna Luna Magazine and has edited for Weave Magazine. LMB has taught poetics for Brooklyn Brainery and Westfield Senior High School. She contributes to SOUND Lit Mag as well. She performs with the NYC Poetry Brothel (though she's performed in Barcelona, Washington D.C. and Boston as well) and runs a monthly reading and performance series called Patasola's Parlor. She's also performed for KISS*PUNCH*POEM, at off-sites for AWP, and has read at KGB Bar, Cornelia Street Cafe, Bluestocking Books, The Strand and Molasses Books. She wears a #bookdress for Joseph Quintela's art project.

Publications and Prizes

Apocryphal (SUNY Buffalo, 2014), war/lock (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2014), Andalucia (The Poetry Society, 2011)
Triste (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2012), White Spiders (Gold Wake Press, 2010)
, Connotation Press, Contemporary American Voices, decomP, Elimae, Foundling Review, InDigest, Kill Author, La Fovea, Metazen, MiPOesias, Moon Milk Review, Pank, Pear Noir!, Prick of the Spindle, right hand pointing, Rougarou, The Ampersand Review, The Foundling Review, The Medulla Review, The Scrambler, THEthe Poetry, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Willows Wept Review, Word Riot, Writers' Bloc
Pushcart Nomination, 2012 Outstanding Student Departmental Merit Scholarship, New School MFA 1st Place James Rose Poetry Award - Pace University (2009) 1st Place Creative Writing Award, Pace University (2006) 2nd Place James Rose Fiction Award - Pace University (2009) 2nd Place James Rose Poetry Award - Pace University (2008) 3rd Place Billie and Curtis Owen Fiction Award - Pace University (2008)

Lisa Marie Basile Resume

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What I'm Reading Now:
House of Incest by Anais Nin, Orange Crush by Simone Muench, Swoon by Victoria Redel, The Lover by Marguerite Duras, The History of Violets by Marosa di Giorgio
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Listing last updated: November 17, 2013

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Rahway, New Jersey, NJ
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Rahway, New Jersey, NJ

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