Lisa Russ Spaar 

Lisa Russ Spaar is the author of GLASS TOWN: POEMS (Red Hen Press) and editor of ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT: INSOMNIA POEMS (Columbia University Press). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, and elsewhere. She directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing and teaches in the Department of English at the University of Virginia. She won the Rona Jaffe Emerging Women Writers Award in 2000, and is at work on a new book, THE BLUE LAMPS.

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