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 SchoonerThe Cimarron ReviewMid-American Review, Measure32 PoemsHunger MountainThe 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 BooksThere she also writes picture books and board books under the pen name Skye Silver.