Lisa Russ Spaar

Lisa Russ Spaar

Lisa Russ Spaar is the author and editor of over ten books of poetry and criticism, including the forthcoming Orexia: Poems (Persea, 2017) and Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson (UVA Press, 2016). Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the Library of Virginia Award for Poetry. She is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.