lisa wells



is a poet and essayist from Portland, Oregon. Her essay collection, Believers, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Recent work can be found in Best New Poets, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review,The Believer, Third Coast and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and was a 2015 Emerging Writer in Residence at Yale-NUS in Singapore. She lives in Tucson with Joshua Marie Wilkinson.


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photo. Emma Steinkraus