Lisa Jarnot

Lisa Jarnot is a New York-based poet whose most recent books are Black Dog Songs (2003) and Ring of Fire (2001).   A nonfiction work, The Ambassador from Venus: A Literary Biography of Robert Duncan, is forthcoming from the University of California Press in 2006.  Ms. Jarnot is also co-editor of the Subpress Collective Book Collaborative and a past editor of the The Poetry Project Newsletter.  A 1994 recipient of the MFA in Creative Writing at Brown, Ms. Jarnot is currently Assistant Professor of Composition and Literature at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.


Downcity Poetry Series - Fall 2005