Lisa Lutwyche received her MFA in creative writing from Goddard College in 2013 and has a BFA in painting and a BA in art history. Poet, author, artist, produced playwright, and actor, she has been published in literary magazines across the US and in the UK. Her full-length poetry collection, A Difficult Animal, came out in the fall of 2016 from Saddle Road Press. Lisa has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, twice, for poetry; she was nominated for inclusion in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 anthology for a short story. Lisa is an adjunct Professor of English at Cecil College in Maryland. She lives with her British poet husband, and rescued cats, in a quiet corner of a forest.