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Lisa Lanser Rose

I’m Lisa Lanser Rose, (aka. Elisabeth Rose), founder of The Gloria Sirens, member of the board of the Florida Literary Arts Coalition, co-director of the Other Words literary conference, and writing coach.

I’m the author of the memoir, FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG, (Harmony Books), and the novel, BODY SHARERS (Rutgers University Press). I got my BA at West Chester University and an MA and an MFA at Penn State. BODY SHARERS placed among the finalists for the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for Best First Novel. Recent honors include winner of the 2016 Briar Cliff Review Nonfiction Award, finalist for the 2017 Frank McCourt Memoir Prize, winner of the 2013 Florida Review Editor’s Award, and a Best American Essays 2015 Notable Essay.

I foster herding dogs and train my Border Collies Mick (Trick Dog Champion) and Maisie (Advanced Trick Dog). I’m an AKC CGC Evaluator and a Certified Trick Dog Instructor at the Upper Suncoast Dog Training Club. Dogs are love, so dogs are all you need.

Invisible Women

“This Week in the War on Women” by Laura Wnderer “This morning, while taking my dog for a leisurely half-hour walk, I listened to Weekend Edition on NPR. In that half hour, […]

VIDA 2013

Dear VIDA Supporter: Thank you for all that you have given us this year. You have stood alongside us with your letters, tweets, Facebook comments and participation at readings, panels and benefits. […]