Lisa Russ Spaar is the author of over ten books, including Madrigalia: New & Selected Poems and Orexia: Poems. Her debut novel, Paradise Close, will appear in April 2022. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.

Published Works

Madrigalia: New & Selected Poems
More Truly & More Strange: 100 Contemporary American Self-Portrait Poems
Orexia: Poems


Rooted in the Personal: Poetry by Forrest Gander and Lisa Russ Spaar

Poets Forrest Gander (Twice Alive) and Lisa Russ Spaar (Madrigalia: New & Selected Poems) read from their most recent collections, stunning explorations of both personal and environmental connections. Gander, who …

March 16, 2022 | 7PM – 8PM |

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