Lisa Teasley is a graduate of UCLA and a native of Los Angeles. Her critically acclaimed debut, Glow in the Dark, is winner of the Gold Pen Award and Pacificus Literary Foundation awards for fiction. She has also won the May Merrill Miller and the National Society of Arts & Letters Short Story awards. Teasley has a new story collection coming out on Cune Press, Spring 2023. Her novels Heat Signature and Dive (published by Bloomsbury) have been praised in publications such as the New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times, the Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly. Her work has been translated into Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese and Arabic, and she has taught writing workshops around the world. A visual artist, as well, Lisa Teasley’s last solo retrospective exhibition, “Paintrospective,” was at the Marie Baldwin Gallery Spring 2019. Her last group show was LA Forum for Architecture and Design’s “Every.Thing.Changes,” Summer 2020. She tweets at @thelisateasley.