Lisa Stice

Author's Bio

Lisa Stice is a poet/mother/military spouse, the author of two full-length poetry collections, Permanent Change of Station (Middle West Press, 2018) and Uniform (Aldrich Press, 2016), and a chapbook, Desert (Prolific Press, 2018). She is a Pushcart Prize nominee who volunteers as a mentor with the Veterans Writing Project , as Poetry Editor for The Military Spouse Book Review, as Poetry Editor for Inklette Magazine, and as a writer for the Military Spouse Fine Artists Network (Milspo-FAN). She received a BA in English literature from Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) and an MFA in creative writing and literary arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage. While it is difficult to say where home is, she currently lives in North Carolina with her husband, daughter and dog. In addition to the publications listed below, some of her poems are forthcoming in or published in Constellate Literary Journal, Door is a Jar, Picaroon Poetry, Bonnie's Crew, Riggwelter, The Sea Letter, 8 Poems, Zoomoozophone Review, Celestial Musings: Poetry Inspired by the Night Sky (Poetry Contests for a Cause), The Song Is, 1932 Quarterly, Poems-For-All, Escapism Literary Magazine, Resurrection of a Sunflower (Pski's Porch Publishing, 2017), Allegro Poetry Magazine, Luminous Echoes: A Poetry Anthology, Poetry Leaves, Paw Prints in Verse: Poems about Pets anthology (Poetry Contests for a Cause), and Poets and War.

Publications and Prizes

(Aldrich Press, 2016)
Along the Shore
(Lost Tower Publications, 2017)
, Beyond the Hill
(Lost Tower Publications, 2017)
, Last Call: The Anthology of Beer, Wine & Spirits Poetry
(World Enough Writers, 2018)
, Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands
(Shabda Press, 2017)
, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 6
(Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2017)
300 Days of Sun, 3Elements Literary Review, A New Ulster, Anti-Heroin Chic, Artemis, As You Were: The Military Review, Barren Magazine, Bonsai Journal, Chantwood Magazine, Collateral, Dodging the Rain, Emerge Literary Journal, Eunoia Review, Foliate Oak, Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, Gravel Literary Journal, Haiku Journal, Haikuniverse, Honest Ulsterman, Ink In Thirds, Inklette, Interstice, Into the Void Magazine, Minetta Review, Mojave Heart Review, Moledro Magazine,, O-Dark-Thirty, On the Rusk, Pangolin Review, Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine, Poetry Super Highway, Pure Slush, Rabid Oak, Random Sample Review, Riding Light Review, Rise Up Review, SHANTIH Journal, Sheila-Na-Gig, Sierra Nevada Review, Skylight 47, So It Goes, Split Rock Review, The Bangor Literary Journal, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Blue Nib, Deadly Writers Patrol, Ekphrastic Review, The Galway Review, The Irish Literary Review, The Magnolia Review, Ocotillo Review, Tishman Review, The Wild Word, Woven Tale Press, The Wrath-Bearing Tree
(Prolific Press, 2018)
Prizes Won: 
"I've Been Loving You a Long Time" shortlisted in The 6th Annual Bangor Poetry Competition (2018); "A Funeral for Our Own" nominated for 2017/18 Best of the Net; "Dear Wadih Sa'adeh" selected as an honorable mention in the Poetry category for the Proud to Be series (2017); "A Quick Lunch from the Noodle Stand" nominated for the 2016 Pushcart Prize by The Magnolia Review

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books: 
Crime and Punishment; Other Voices, Other Rooms; The Secret Room; The Irish for No; Unaccompanied; You Ask Me to Talk about the Interior; Every Atom; Doubled Radiance
Favorite Authors: 
Ciaran Carson; John Betjeman; Wislawa Szymborska; Nazim Hikmet; Fyodor Dostoevsky; Natalie Diaz; Ralph Ellison; Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin; Seamus Heaney; Fred Marchant

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Born in: 
Grand Junction, CO
Raised in: 
Henderson, NV
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Last updated: Jan 25, 2019