Lisa Locascio

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

Author's Bio

Lisa Locascio was born in Chicago and raised in River Forest, Illinois. Her debut novel, Open Me, will be published by Grove Atlantic in August 2018. She is the editor of the anthology Golden State 2017: The Best New Writing from California​ (Outpost19), co-publisher of the regional fiction magazine Joyland, and editor of the ekphrastic collaboration magazine 7x7. Lisa is the first Anglophone writer to be granted an interview with Roberto Bolaño's widow Carolina López. Her writing about Bolaño has appeared in The Believer, Salon, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, and has received mention in The New Yorker and The Los Angeles Times. Visit her website at www.lisalocascio.com. Her Twitter is @senzaflash.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California (Outpost19, 2017)
Journals:
Juked
,
Salon

Fiction

Anthology:
California Prose Anthology (Outpost19, 2013)
Book:
Open Me (Grove Press, 2018)
Journals: ,
Entropy
,
Faultline
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Joyland
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n+1
, ,
Product Magazine
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Red Sky
,
Stirring: A Literary Collection
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Two Serious Ladies
,

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chicago
Raised in: 
River Forest, IL
Illinois
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Last update: Jan 17, 2018