Lisa Mangini


State College, PA 16801

Author's Bio

Lisa Mangini holds an MFA from Southern Connecticut State University. She is the author of a poetry collection ("Bird Watching at the End of the World"), 2 poetry chapbooks ("Slouching Towards Entropy" and "Immanuel Kant vs. God"), and a fiction chapbook ("Perfect Objects in Motion"), all forthcoming throughout 2014. Lisa founded Paper Nautilus, an independent literary magazine and small press, in 2011. She teaches English composition and introductory creative writing courses at Southern Connecticut State University and Asnuntuck Community College.

Publications & Prizes

Bird Watching at the End of the World (WordTech Communications, 2014)
Immanuel Kant vs. God (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014)
Slouching Towards Entropy (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
American Journal of Nursing
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Found Poetry Review
Four Chambers
Louisiana Literature
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Stone Highway Review
Words Dance
Prizes won: 

2012 Semi-finalist, Codhill Press Chapbook Contest; 2011 First Place Winner, Connecticut Poetry Prize.

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Homelessness, Illness/Wellness, Incarcerated individuals, LGBTQ, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
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Born in: 
Enfield, CT
Raised in: 
Enfield, CT
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Last update: Jun 05, 2019