Lisa Bickmore

Poet

3303 West 7675 South
West Jordan, UT 84084
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Author's Bio

Lisa Bickmore is the author of three books of poems: Haste (Signature Books, 1994), flicker, which won the 2014 Antivenom Prize from Elixir Press, and Ephemerist (Red Mountain Press, June 2017). Her poetry, scholarship, and video work have been published in Glass: A Journal of Poetry; Tar River Poetry; Sugar House Review; SouthWord; Caketrain; Hunger Mountain Review; Terrain.org; Bite Size Poems project (Utah Arts Council); Quarterly West; The Moth; MappingSLC.org; Fire in the Pasture: 21st Century Mormon Poets; and elsewhere. In 2015, her poem 'Eidolon' was awarded the Ballymaloe International Poetry Award.  She earned a B.A. and an M.A. from Brigham Young University. Currently, she is a Professor of English at Salt Lake Community College, where she teaches writing of all sorts, as well as publication studies, and is one of the founders of the SLCC Publication Center. Most recently, she founded and is publisher of Lightscatter Press, an independent, non-profit press which seeks to preserve and extend the material, tactile experience of the printed, bound text through beautiful, innovative design that integrates digital artifacts and experiences created for and with the printed text.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Ephemerist (forthcoming) (Red Mountain Press, 2017)
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flicker (winner of the 2015 Antivenom Prize) (Elixir Press, 2016)
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Haste (Signature Books, 1994)
Journals:
Caketrain
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Frontiers
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Mudfish
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Prizes won: 

Antivenom Prize, Elixir Press, for flicker, 2014

Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize, for "Eidolon," 2015

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Dover
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Last update: Jul 23, 2020