Lisa Borders



Engine Books
Publisher of The Fifty-First State

Grub Street
Take a class with Lisa at Grub Street.

Massachusetts Cultural Council
A state agency that promotes excellence, access, education, and diversity in the arts.

Massachusetts Center for the Book
The Commonwealth affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

Sanibel Island Writing Conference
Lisa has been a presenter at this annual writer's retreat in Sanibel Island, Florida.

Hear The Fifty-First State's prologue, read by Lisa for The Drum

Read the first chapter of Cloud Cuckoo Land
Published as The Day Prairie Rose, Texas Disappeared From the Map in CrossConnect

Find Authors
For book clubs: A reading guide for Cloud Cuckoo Land


Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries
A non-profit organization protecting the wild and scenic river in South Jersey (The Fifty-First State).

Massachusetts' animal advocacy organization.

Bruce Springsteen
The Boss is Lisa's teenage musical inspiration.

Lisa's first rock and roll obsession.

Arcade Fire
Lisa's current musical muses.