Lisa Moore

Writer; Assistant Professor, English, Memorial University

Lisa Moore is an acclaimed Canadian writer and editor established in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has written two collections of short stories, Degrees of Nakedness and Open, and three novels, Alligator, February and Caught, as well as a stage play, based on her novel February. Lisa’s most recent work of fiction is a young adult novel called Flannery. Lisa’s novels and short stories have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, Polish, Turkish and French. She selected and introduced The Penguin Book of Canadian Contemporary of Women’s Short Stories, and Racket: New Writing Made in Newfoundland, was the co-editor, along with Dede Crane, of Great Expectations: 24 True Stories About Childbirth, and along with Alex Marland, The Democracy Cookbook, a collection of essays about governance in Newfoundland. Lisa’s new collection of stories, Something For Everyone is forthcoming, Fall, 2018. Lisa has written for the magazines Canadian Art, Walrus, and Elle, as well as the Globe and Mail, the National Post and the Guardian.