Photo: Joanna Forsberg
About the author
Lisa Samuels has a PhD from the University of Virginia and currently teaches
literature and creative writing at The University of Auckland in New Zealand.
She publishes essays and edited work on poetry, theory, and critical practice.
She is the author of four chapbooks and six books of poetry, including The
Invention of Culture (Shearsman Books 2008), Throe (Oystercatcher
Tomorrowland (Shearsman 2009), Mama Mortality Corridos (Holloway
Press 2010), and Gender
City (Shearsman Books 2011), as well as a creative non-fiction book, Anti
Press 2011). Her current projects include an essay collection, Modernism
Is Not Enoughan audio recording of Tomorrowland with soundscapes,
and a modular novel experiment, Tender Girl. Having lived in various
parts of the United States, as well as in Sweden, Israel / Palestine, Yemen,
Malaysia, and now New Zealand / Aotearoa, she is interested in transculturalism,
especially as embodied in language and the digitas.
See Lisa Samuels's EPC author page here.
Read an interview with Lisa on rob mclennan's blog here.