Few things make us happier at The Gloria Sirens than celebrating each other’s success. It’s my thrill and honor to announce that our own Susan Lilley landed two poems in the September/October 2015 American […]
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.
So true–all our private thoughts behind the syllabus and in front of the room: “The goals and outcomes I am required to put on my syllabus make me depressed; they are the […]
by Susana H. Case In the street, I find an acoustic guitar, no name on it, so I decide it’s mine and learn some chords from a pretty boy ten years younger […]
by Diane Wakoski The little house of paper dolls, barely visible in the sea of orange groves, lighted only by the stumbling flames of a trash fire The little house of high […]
Orlando peeps, you get to hear own dangerously hilarious Tiffany Razzano read from her work! Tiffany’s one of three featured presenters in the lineup Wednesday, July 8 (7:00 PM) at The Short Attention Span Storytelling […]
by Katie Riegel It’s July—the middle of summer—and time to remind ourselves what kids know: that summer is for playing. For doing things that are simply fun, that don’t necessarily have any […]
by Katie Riegel and Lisa Lanser Rose Dear Readers: Please feel free to join this conversation. We know this is just us talking and thinking, and we do not intend to suggest we […]
by Delaney Rose Ever since I was a young, rainbow-freckled lesbian I’ve dreamt of the day I would have the right to get married. I always thought I’d celebrate, get married spontaneously, […]
by Stevie Edwards Ithaca, NY – June 24, 2015 What if we built a God out of justice. If we prayed for justice to lead our daily actions before scrambled eggs and […]
Why should you care that our own Susan Lilley had her essay, “Delmonico’s,” selected by Amy Hempel for Honorable Mention in Gulf Coast’s 2014 Barthelme Prize? Or that she also has poems forthcoming in American Poetry […]