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Author: Lisa Fishman

Lisa Fishman is the author of MAD WORLD, MAD KINGS, MAD COMPOSITION (Wave Books, 2020), 24 PAGES AND OTHER POEMS (Wave, 2015), FLOWER CART (Ahsahta Press, 2011), Current (Parlor Press, 2011), THE HAPPINESS EXPERIMENT (Ahsahta, 2009), and DEAR, RED (Ashsahta Press, 2002). A North American writer (US and Canadian), Fishman is working on dividing her time between Wisconsin, where she currently lives, and somewhere across the border.

24 Pages and Other Poems
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24 Pages and Other Poems

Wave Books

Poetry. Lisa Fishman's sixth book of poetry is centered on bodies and where they are in relation to each other—whether a body is of plant; of person; or of words, and whether a body is personal or civic; singular or collective; alive or dead. The co...

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Dear, Read
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Dear, Read

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. "Lisa Fishman writes with an impeccable sense of cadence, of words as sounds too, of physical fact becoming thought and then recurring as poetry" - Robert Creeley. "These spare, delicately packed lyrics call up the traditions of Dickinson, N...

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FLOWER CART
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FLOWER CART

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Taking its title from a sign outside the BART station in Oakland, California, FLOWER CART finds, makes, documents, pieces together, and steps out of the way of language at ground level. Being alive in acts of reading is writing in Fishman's ...

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The Happiness Experiment
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The Happiness Experiment

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Fishman's work marries Wordsworthian country life to modern complexity in lyrics celebrating love, joy, birth, and wonder. "These lyrics carry the reader into a realm of immense, immediate, and surreal activity. THE HAPPINESS EXPERIMENT is a...

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Mad World, Mad Kings, Mad Composition
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Mad World, Mad Kings, Mad Composition

Wave Books

Poetry. Spanning 16 years of notebooks, teaching notes, and improvisations, Lisa Fishman's MAD WORLD, MAD KINGS, MAD COMPOSITION upends time itself in lyric, prose, and visual forms. Sharing Paul Klee's intuition that "the eye travels along the path...

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