Lisa Rosinsky won the 2016-2017 Writer-in-Residence fellowship from the Associates of the Boston Public Library. There she completed her debut novel, Inevitable and Only, which Kirkus called “an excellent read.” It was named a School Library Journal “New and Forthcoming Title to Know About” and one of Barnes & Noble Teen’s top 12 “Most Anticipated Indie Titles of 2017.”
As a poet, Lisa has been a finalist for the Slapering Hol Chapbook Prize, the Fugue poetry contest, and the Morton Marr Poetry Prize. She is a graduate of the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins and holds an MFA in poetry from Boston University, where she was a 2016 Robert Pinsky Teaching Fellow and a teaching artist at the Boston Arts Academy. Her poems have appeared in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, The Cimarron Review, Mid-American Review, Measure, 32 Poems, Hunger Mountain, The Baltimore Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and other journals.
Originally from Columbia, Maryland, she now lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a senior editor at Barefoot Books, where she also writes and translates picture books using the pen name Skye Silver.