Lisa Richter is an award-winning poet, writer, creative writing workshop facilitator, and English as a second language teacher. Her highly acclaimed first collection of poetry, Closer to Where We Began, was published by Tightrope Books in 2017.

Her poetry and non-fiction have been featured in both journals and anthologies, including The New Quarterly, The Malahat Review, CV2, Literary Review of Canada, The Puritan, Crab Creek Review, and elsewhere.

Her next book of poetry is forthcoming with Frontenac House in Fall 2020.