Lisa K. Buchanan

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

As a writer and editor for a women's magazine, Lisa K. Buchanan dispensed health advice while ingesting pizza dinners at her desk and caffeine-soaked sugar on the commute. The contradiction launched a long-term fascination with words included and words omitted; she now specializes in compressed prose forms.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

American Literary Review
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The Offing


The Way We Work (Vanderbilt University Press, 2008)
A Pocketful of Prose (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992)
Prizes won: 

"Pickle Puss" Fish Flash Fiction Prize, longlist; "A Tough New Policy at the Food Pantry" Bristol Short Story Prize, shortlist; "All Through the Dark Night of Your Human Life" Hunger Mountain, finalist;

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Last update: Dec 26, 2019