My poem “Ars Poetica” is now up on the Bellevue Literary Review website. Yes, it’s about my mother. 🙂
Lisa Dordal is the author of Mosaic of the Dark (Black Lawrence Press, 2018) which was a finalist for the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry, Water Lessons (April 2022), and Next Time You Come Home (forthcoming 2023). She is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee and the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, the Robert Watson Poetry Prize, and the Betty Gabehart Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Best New Poets, Image, The Sun, Narrative, CALYX, The Greensboro Review, Vinyl Poetry, and Ninth Letter.