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.
After graduating with a BFA in the early 80’s, Ms. Zufelt obtained a studio with the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts where she began to create her decorative and functional ceramics. For the next 15 years she exhibited full time in numerous craft shows and galleries throughout the US, including the American Craft Council Shows and Rosen Group Buyers of American Crafts. Not only was her work published in several books and magazines throughout the US, but she received both the Delaware Division of the Arts Emerging and Established Artist Fellowships early in her career. In the mid 90’s she stepped away from her full-time studio to teach art in private and public schools where she received several other awards including the State of Delaware Middle Level Art Educator Award and HB duPont Middle School Teacher of the Year. After attending the Marshall Bridge Sculpture Workshop in 2016, she began to add steel sculptures to her art practice. Having retired from teaching in 2020, she returns to her studio practice exploring new ideas and creations in clay, jewelry and sculpture.