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Lisa Borders

Lisa Borders’ second novel, The Fifty-First State, was published by Engine Books in 2013. Her first novel, Cloud Cuckoo Land, was chosen by Pat Conroy as the winner of River City Publishing’s Fred Bonnie Award, and received fiction honors in the 2003 Massachusetts Book Awards. Lisa's short stories, essays and humor have appeared in The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, Belladonna Comedy, Post Road, Black Warrior Review and many other journals, and have been anthologized in the collections Idol Talk, Soap Opera Confidential and Don’t You Forget About Me. The founder of GrubStreet’s Novel Generator program and co-founder of the Novel Incubator program, Lisa now does private manuscript consulting and coaching. More information on Lisa, her work and her consulting service is available at lisaborders.com.

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