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Lisa’s new book of literary nonfiction, A Great Romance, is forthcoming. She wrote Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir and Hawk Flies Above: Journey to the Heart of the Sandhills. Both are published by St. Martin’s Press.

Lisa has taught writing in colleges, universities, and at writing conferences nationwide. She blogs for The Huffington Post about the power of story, and works as an editor and developmental writing consultant with private clients finishing book manuscripts.

Lisa earned degrees from Reed College and the University of Iowa.

She comes from a long line of Nebraskans including Congressman J. N. Norton, District Judge William H. Norton, and Evelyn Norton Lincoln, President John F. Kennedy’s personal secretary.

Lisa splits her time between Santa Fe; Venice, Italy; and a 85-year-old cabin in the Sandhills of the American West.

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