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Lisa Rizzo

Author's Bio

Lisa Rizzo is a poet and middle school language arts teacher who manages to combine her love of words and poetry with her day job. She was born in Texas, grew up in Chicago and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area 30 years ago. She now lives in San Carlos, CA. Rizzo has participated in many poetry workshops around the Bay Area. For five years, she led a poetry workshop herself, which culminated in the self-publication of a group chapbook titled Five Windows. B.A. - Northwestern University, English; M.A. - San Francisco University, Education

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
In the Poem an Ocean (Big Table Publishing Co., 2010)
Anthologies:
From the Porch Swing (Silver Boomer Books, 2010)
Journals:
13th Moon, Bellowing Ark, Calyx, Earth's Daughters
Prizes:
1st and 2nd prizes in the 32nd Annual Bay Area Poets Coalition Poetry Contest 2012

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Listing last updated: February 7, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Mt. Pleasant, TX
Raised in:
Chicago, IL

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