Lisa Romeo is the author of Starting with Goodbye: A Daughter’s Memoir of Love after Loss, forthcoming from University of Nevada Press (May 2018).
Her work has been nominated several times for Best American Essays, and is listed in Notables in Best American Essays 2016. Her creative nonfiction is published in literary and popular media, including the New York Times, O The Oprah Magazine, Brevity, Under the Sun, Full Grown People, and many other places.
Lisa is thesis director for Bay Path University’s MFA program, has taught creative nonfiction at Montclair State University and Rutgers, and for The Writers Circle in New Jersey.
A former equestrian journalist, public relations specialist, and real estate troubleshooter, Lisa completed an MFA degree at Stonecoast (University of Southern Maine), and earned a BS in journalism from Newhouse (Syracuse University).
She lives in New Jersey with her husband and sons.