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Poetry & Fiction

Young’s poems are short meditations on the experiences that create a life and give it meaning. —Jan Lermitte, Canadian Literature

Lisa Young is the author of the poetry collection When the Earth (Quattro Books) and This Cabin (Lyricalmyrical Press).

Her poetry has featured in several publications including, Minola Review, Verse-Virtual, The Quilliad, Synaeresis, and in Diane Lockward’s new craft book, The Practicing Poet: Writing Beyond the Basics.

Lisa’s short stories have appeared in the Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Rampike Magazine, Dead Gender, and Dragnet Magazine.

She is the founding editor of Juniper, an online poetry journal, and teaches an annual poetry workshop at the Wychwood Writers Workshop.

She lives in Toronto as a freelance editor and writer.  Current projects include revising her second poetry collection and editing her novel manuscript, Appleland. For articles and various musings, please visit her blog.