Lisa Rosinsky was selected as the 2016-2017 Associates of the Boston Public Library Writer-in-Residence. Kirkus called her debut novel, Inevitable and Only, “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.”
Lisa 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. She has been a finalist for the Slapering Hol Chapbook Prize, the Fugue poetry contest, and the Morton Marr Poetry Prize. 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, where she is a senior editor at Barefoot Books. There she also writes picture books and board books under the pen name Skye Silver.