Lisa Williams (2009)

Lisa Williams

Lisa Williams is the author of two books of poems, Woman Reading to the Sea (W.W. Norton, 2008) which won the 2007 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and The Hammered Dulcimer (Utah State University Press, 1998). She was awarded a Rome Prize in Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004. Her poems have appeared in the Southwest Review, Poetry, the Cincinnati Review, Virginia Quarterly Review and Measure, as well as in The Best American Erotic Poems: 1800 to Present. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, she is an associate professor of English at Centre College in Kentucky. [2009]