“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, […]
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.
I Am Not My Job: Why I Left New York City by ALECIA LYNN EBERHARDT “It was Patti Smith who said, in a talk at Cooper Union in 2010, that “New York has closed itself […]
Welcome to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Come walk the boards with my husband Alby and me! by Lisa Lanser-Rose Walking the planks. Some of my favorite pictures are of shapes and textures. Other […]
by Kelly Fordon The husband and wife rented one of those videos. The wife was up for it, never having seen one. At the time, she believed that a person should try […]
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. […]
A poem by Ellen Bryant Voigt There is one grief worse than any other. When your small feverish throat clogged, and quit I knelt beside the chair on the green rug and shook […]
by Lisa Lanser Rose Fat-Talk Free Week was this past October, and this video makes an important point in a Candid Camera kind of way (can you tell how old I am?). […]
by Kim Dower Trying on clothes in the backroom of Loehmann’s, a stranger invites me to feel her breasts, a stranger trying on dresses that don’t fit and I can see her […]
Fellow writers, I just had to share Karyna McGlynn’s blog post “My Top 5 Quick and Dirty Submission Tricks.” In addition to my own writing, I’ve been running a students’ creative writing […]
Love Lily Myers and her performance poem! Sing it, little sister siren! Looks like she’s found lots of ways to take up space. “Shrinking Women” is a spoken-word poem about growing up watching […]