Lisa Eve Cheby’s poems and reviews have appeared in various journals including The Rumpus, The Citron Review, Tidal Basin Review, A cappella Zoo, and TAB: Journal of Poetry and Poetics, which nominated her poem for a 2015 Pushcart Prize. Lisa’s poems are also found in the anthologies Drawn to Marvel, The Burden of Light, Coiled Serpent, and Full. Her first book, Love Lessons from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is available from Dancing Girl Press and was featured in The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed Series. She was a 2017 Writer in Residence at Sundress Academy for the Arts’ Firefly Farms and was a participant in the Tin House Summer Workshops in 2013. In 2017, she was a featured reader and panelist at Whedoncon. In addition to poetry, Lisa has published research in library science journals, Knoweldge Quest and SRJ, worked on the Board of Directors of the Valley Contemporary Poets, and was the poetry editor for Annotation Nation. Lisa holds an MFA from Antioch University and an MLIS from San Jose State University. She lives and works in Los Angeles, though she still considers herself an east coaster. She is also the founder of the newly opened Desert Lotus House for Writers which is now open for applications for residencies.