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Lisa Rhoades

POET

Books 

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In print and

on the Web

My Brigadoon and In a Field of Such Snow, Saranac Review. Forthcoming. 

The Daughter and Late Spring Ode, Poetry East. Forthcoming.

Outside the Verizon Store, Saint Katherine Review. Forthcoming.

Give me a kiss Hospital Drive, the Magazine of UVA Medical School. January, 2019. 

Windfall, Prime Number Magazine. July 1, 2018.

Poppy, Barrow Street. Winter 2017/18. 

The Long Grass, Smartish Pace. March 2018. 

The Heart Saying It’s OK, Beech Street Review. January 4, 2018. 

The Words at Hand, Sweet: A Literary Confection.  Vol. 10, No. 1. September, 2017.

No, Literary Mama. April, 2017.

It Depends, New Ohio Review. Fall, 2017. 

Errand, The Same. Vol 10, No. 4. Summer/Fall 2012. 

Yard Sonnet and Mourning Song, Big City Lit. Spring 2011. 

Selected Poems in Anthologies

 

Before I Could Say No and False Spring Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose by Bright Hill Poets and Writers, edited by Bertha Rogers, Treadwell, NY: Bright Hill Press, 2017. 

“The Cadillac as a Universal Symbol of Joy,” Improbable Worlds: An Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets, edited by Martha Serpas, Houston, TX: Mutabilis Press. 2011. 

 

“Let’s Make a Baby,” Not What I Expected: The Unpredictable Road from Womanhood to Motherhood, edited by Donya Currie Arias and Hildie S. Block, Arlington, VA: Paycock Press. 2007.

 

“Ugly Poem,” You are Here: New York City Streets in Poetry, edited by Garrison, Hallerman and Quintavalle, New York, NY: P&Q Press. 2006. 

 

New Poem and Ugly Poem The Breath of Parted Lips: Voices from the Robert Frost Place Volume II, edited by Sydney Lea, Fort Lee, NJ: Cavan Kerry Press, 2004.

Bio

Photo credit: Mary Butler Rivera

Lisa Rhoades grew up in the Midwest and moved to New York City in 1987. She holds an MFA in Writing from Columbia University and is the author of Strange Gravity, selected by Elaine Terranova for the Bright Hill Press Poetry Award Series and published in 2004. A chapbook, Into Grace, was published by Riverstone Press in 2003.

In addition to teaching in a variety of venues, she works as a pediatric nurse in a private office in Manhattan. She lives on Staten Island with her spouse and two children. 

 

 

 

 
 

Reviews

&

Events

". . . .directly and intimately connected with the genius of the human body." -- Baron Wormser

"In a sure and unwavering voice, Lisa Rhoades tells us who we are, so many selves." -- Elaine Terranova

"Very few poets. . .dare to write poems of such vulnerability and depth... " -- Molly Peacock

Lunar Walk Poetry Series, Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm at The Scratcher 209 E 5th Street, NYC 10003 https://www.lunarwalkreadings.com

Woodstock Poetry Society, Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2 pm at The Golden Notebook Upstairs Reading Room, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498 with Elizabeth Cohen and hosted by Phillip X Levine 

 

Contact

Lisa can be reached at the following:

Tel: 347-886-0039  | rhoadeslisa@hotmail.com

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