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Lisa Richter

Photo: Matthew Burpee 2016
Lisa Richter is a poet, writer, and English as a Second Language teacher from Toronto, who has also lived in Montreal, Vancouver, and Tel Aviv. Her poetry has appeared in Literary Review of Canada, CV2 Magazine, The Malahat Review, The Puritan, Crab Creek Review, and others. Her work was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2015, and anthologized in Jack Layton: Art in Action (Quattro Books, 2013). Her first full-length collection of poetry, Closer to Where We Began, was published in spring 2017 by Tightrope Books. 
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Closer to Where We Began. Tightrope Books, 2017
Intertextual. Pooka Press, 2010


CV2 Magazine Two-Day Poem Contest, First Place Winner, 2017
CBC Poetry Prize (longlist), 2015
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