Lisa Wells is a poet and nonfiction writer from Portland, Oregon. Her debut collection of poetry, THE FIX (2018), was selected by Brenda Shaughnessy for the Iowa Poetry Prize. A short essay about the book can be found at the Poetry Society of America, and a review can be read Publisher’s Weekly.
A new book of nonfiction is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2020.
Her work appears in Harper’s Magazine, Granta, The Believer, N+1, The Iowa Review, Best New Poets, Denver Quarterly, at The Poetry Foundation and elsewhere.