Lisa Summe is the author of Say It Hurts (YesYes Books, 2021). She earned a BA and MA in literature at the University of Cincinnati, and an MFA in poetry from Virginia Tech. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Bat City Review, Cincinnati Review, Muzzle, Salt Hill, Verse Daily, West Branch, and elsewhere. She is currently a poetry reader for Brink. You can find her running, playing baseball, or eating vegan pastries in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Twitter: @lisasumme

Instagram: @lisasumme


(photo by Julia Graeper)