Lisa Harris has published poetry and short fiction in a wide range of journals and her fiction and poetry have been anthologized. Two chapbooks, Low Country Stories and Boxes, each won first place in the Bright Hill Press Fiction category in 1995 and 1997. Her most recent novel, The Raven’s Tale, completes The Quest Trilogy. The first two books, ‘Geechee Girls and Allegheny Dream, received first place and honorable mention, respectively, in 2015 from The Author’s Zone (Pittsburgh).
Traveling Through Glass, Harris’ first poetry collection, was created collaboratively while in dialogue with Patricia Brown’s drawings and paintings. This collection is Cayuga Lake Books’ first poetry and art publication. Harris has taught and administered at private and public schools and colleges in Georgia, Vermont, New York and Pennsylvania. For ten years, she was an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Writing and Thinking. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Avery School of the Arts at Bard College.
She lives with her husband, Jeff Spence, and their dog, Champion in the Finger Lakes Region of New York.