Lisa Marie Basile

Rego Park, NY 11374

Author's Bio

Lisa Marie Basile is the author of APOCRYPHAL, along with two chapbooks, Andalucia and War/lock (February, 2015). She is the editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and her poetry and other work can be seen in PANK, the Tin House blog, The Nervous Breakdown, The Huffington Post, Best American Poetry, PEN American Center, Dusie, and the Ampersand Review, among others. She's been profiled in The New York Daily News, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, Poets & Artists Magazine, Relapse Magazine and others. Lisa Marie Basile holds an MFA from The New School.

Publications and Prizes

(The Poetry Society, 2011)
, Apocryphal
(SUNY Buffalo, 2014)
, war/lock
(Hyacinth Girl Press, 2014)
, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, 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
(Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2012)
, White Spiders
(Gold Wake Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
Best American Experimental Writing Nomination, 2015 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)

Personal Favorites

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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Italian American
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Rahway, New Jersey
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Rahway, New Jersey, NJ
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Last updated: Jan 12, 2015