Lisa Hiton is a poet and filmmaker. Her first book of poems, Afterfeast, was selected by Mary Jo Bang to win the Dorset Prize at Tupelo Press. She holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Arts in Education from Harvard University. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in New South, Linebreak, The Paris-American, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and LAMBDA Literary among others. She's the author of the chapbook, Variation on Testimony(CutBank Literary). She is the interviews editor of Cosmonauts Avenue and the senior poetry editor for The Adroit Journal. She is an editorial associate at Write the World where she hosts two series blogs, "Reading Like a Writer" and "The Write Place".