“By day poets masquerade as mere mortals: / insurance clerks, teachers, librarians. / But by night they prowl like panthers / seizing words on the run / and crunching raw emotion.”
~Unattributed, The Times, 9/4/2006
Lisa Kwong is an MFA candidate in Poetry at Indiana University and coordinates the Fountain Square Poetry Series.
Originally from Virginia, Kwong is a two-time Frost Place scholarship recipient and Neal Marshall Graduate Fellow in Creative Writing. Her poems have appeared in Appalachian Heritage, Pluck! and other journals.