Lisa’s debut young adult novel, Mercy Lily, released from Flux in October 2011. Lisa also writes nonfiction for teens and holds the distinction of having written the very first biography on Stephenie Meyer. Published by Enslow Publishers, Stephenie Meyer: Author of the Twilight Saga is Lisa’s third nonfiction title. Her other books include, Lois Lowry: The Giver of Stories and Memories (2007) and So You Want to be a Film or TV Actor? (2008).
Lisa’s been a contributing writer to The Children’s Writer’s and Illustrator’s Market and has presented workshops on the craft of writing and the publishing business. She’s presented at American Library Association conference, the Wisconsin Book Festival, the Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival, the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators conference, and appeared at American Association School Librarians convention.
Currently, Lisa’s working on a fun and funny middle grade novel in addition to an intense young adult thriller. When she’s not writing, Lisa hunts for treasures at flea markets and antique shops.