LISA FAY COUTLEY is the author of In the Carnival of Breathing, winner of the Fall 2009 Black River Chapbook Competition (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), and Back-Talk, winner of the ROOMS Chapbook Contest. She received her MFA from Northern Michigan University, where she was poetry editor for Passages North, and is currently a doctoral fellow and poetry editor for Quarterly West at the University of Utah. Her work has appeared most recently in Best New Poets 2010, Blackbird, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Cave Wall, RHINO, and on Verse Daily.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9828766-3-3 $9.00
"Coutley deftly alternates moments of lyric contemplation with the brutal—and banal—realities of love...This is a terrific collection."