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Powell's Books Presents Lisa Wells in Conversation With Lydia Millet


Jul 27, 2021 04:26 PM

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Lisa Wells
Lisa Wells is a poet and nonfiction writer from Portland, Oregon. Her debut collection of poetry, The Fix, won the Iowa Poetry Prize. Her poems and essays have been published by The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, The Believer, n+1, The Iowa Review, The Poetry Foundation, and others. She lives in Seattle and is an editor for The Volta and Letter Machine Editions.
Lydia Millet
Lydia Millet has written more than a dozen books of literary fiction, most recently a novel called A Children’s Bible (W.W. Norton), which was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Best 10 Books of 2020. Other titles include the novels Sweet Lamb of Heaven (2016) and Mermaids in Paradise (2014). Millet has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction and various other honors and works as a writer and editor at the Center for Biological Diversity, an organization dedicated to fighting climate change and species extinction.