Join us for a witchy lit convo talking about living in NYC & being a poet & Lana Del Rey & selfies & trying to have it all. Lisa Marie Basile is an editor, writer and poet living in NYC. She is the founding editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and the author of APOCRYPHAL (Noctuary Press, 2014), as well as a few chapbooks: Andalucia (Poetry Society of New York), War/Lock(Hyacinth Girl Press), and Triste (Dancing Girl Press). Her book NYMPHOLEPSY (co-authored with poet Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein), was a finalist in the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Awards.
Her poetry and other work can be or will be seen in PANK, Spork, The Atlas Review, Tarpaulin Sky, the Tin House blog, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, Rogue Agent, Moonsick Magazine, Best American Poetry, Spoon River Poetry Review, PEN American Center and the Ampersand Review, among others.
“Leza is very easy to talk to. She asks great questions that aren’t “so how’s you get a book deal” and all that. She doesn’t do all that pedestal stuff that makes this feel like a game of accomplishments. Instead she talks to the HUMAN.”
Lisa Marie Basile
This was a fascinating episode because Lisa is a fascinating person as well as a talented poet and a creative visionary in all areas. Hear about how fear of the Devil led her to a curiosity about witchcraft, what she really thinks about selfies, living in NYC, and her multilayered attraction to darkness and Lana Del Rey. Join us!
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