Lisa Norris

Lisa Norris has published two prize-winning story collections, Women Who Sleep With Animals (Stephen F. Austin University Press Prize, 2011) and Toy Guns (Helicon Nine Press, 2000). Her stories, poems and creative nonfiction have been published in various literary journals—e.g.,, Shenandoah, Fourth Genre, Ascent, South Dakota Review, Smartish Pace, Notre Dame Review, and an anthology called Kiss Tomorrow Hello (Doubleday 2006), among others. She is a professor at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA, where she has lived since 2007. Previously, she taught at Virginia Tech for 15 years.