Alumni, BFA in Creative Writing Program
Residency Site: Plainfield VT


Lisa Wells graduated from Goddard’s BFA in Creative Writing program in 2012. She is the author of the poetry chapbook BEAST (Bedouin Books, 2012) and a book of essays, Yeah. No. Totally (Perfect Day Publishing, 2011).

Her work has appeared at Omniverse, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, Coldfront, Plazm Magazine, Ecotone and others. She’s received support from Caldera Arts, the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Hypatia, and the Vermont Studio Center.

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, she currently lives in Iowa City where she holds a Provost fellowship in poetry at The University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Lisa recently appeared on an episode of Late Night Library. Click here to check it out.


BFA in Creative Writing, Goddard College.