Lisa Olstein

2022 Workshop Faculty

Lisa Olstein is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Late Empire, and a book-length lyric essay, Pain Studies. Climate, a book of epistolary essays co-written with Julie Carr, is forthcoming in 2022; Dream Apartment, a new poetry collection, is forthcoming in 2023. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Lannan Writing Residency, Pushcart Prize, Hayden Carruth Award, and Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, she is a member of the poetry faculty at the University of Texas at Austin where she teaches in the New Writers Project and Michener Center for Writers MFA programs.