Lisa Wells is from Portland, Oregon. Her poems and essays have appeared in The Rumpus, The Iowa Review, The Believer, Best New Poets, Denver Quarterly, Third Coast and elsewhere. She was a 2015 Emerging Writer in Residence at Yale-NUS in Singapore, and holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her most recent essay collection is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux. She lives in Tucson, Arizona with the poet Joshua Marie Wilkinson.
photo. Jaclyn Campanaro