Lisa Fay CoutleyPoetry
Lisa Fay Coutley is the author of tether (Black Lawrence Press, 2020), finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Award, Errata (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Award, selected by Adrienne Su, and finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Award and the Society of Midland Authors Book of the Year Award, and, In the Carnival of Breathing (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition. Her poems have been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, a Rona Jaffe scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and an Academy of American Poets Levis Prize, selected by Dana Levin. Recent poetry and prose appears in Black Warrior Review, Brevity, Copper Nickel, Missouri Review, NELLE, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Waxwing. She has served as Poetry Editor for Passages North and Quarterly West and has taught at Northern Michigan University, University of Utah, and University of Oregon, and is currently an Associate Professor of Poetry & Creative Nonfiction in the Writer's Workshop at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she advises the student-run journal, 13th Floor.