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Lisa Norris

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
Lisa Norris is a professor of English at Central Washington University where she has taught since 2007. Previously, she was an instructor for 15 years at Virginia Tech. Her story collections are Toy Guns and Women Who Sleep With Animals, winners of the Willa Cather and SFASU Fiction Prizes, respectively. Her poems and nonfiction have appeared in Shenandoah, Ascent, Fourth Genre, Terrain.Org., Bullets Into Bells, Gulf Stream, and others. She's been a member of the Idaho-based Free Range Writers, featured in Poets and Writers May/June 2005 (“From the Garden to the Forest”), for 30 years. You can talk to her about creative writing in any genre, teaching, dogs (especially herd dogs), hiking, paddling, XC skiing, current events, geography, travel and--most especially--yourself.