About

LISA CATHERINE HARPER is Adjunct Professor of Writing in the University of San Francisco’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program, as well as a freelance writer. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University and an M.A. in Creative Writing and a PhD in English from the University of California, Davis.

You can read about her early career in activism in this post.

Her writing has appeared in a range of nonfiction and academic journals and anthologies, including Gastronomica, Literary Mama, and Lost. She has recently co-edited Learning to Eat, an anthology of writing about family food culture.  With Caroline Grant, her co-editor, she blogs about how and why she feeds her family at http://learningtoeatbook.com

She has also written INSIDE OUT, a book length work of narrative nonfiction about motherhood. See breeding.

Harper was born in New Jersey, and lived and worked in New York City, London, Belfast, Amsterdam, Paris, the French Alps, and Austin before settling in Northern California, more by accident than design.

Since 2000, Lisa Harper has taught at the University of San Francisco, where she is a core faculty member of their MFA in Writing Program.

She is represented by Elizabeth Evans at Reece Halsey North.

You can contact her at:

lisacatherineharper AT gmail DOT com

or

Lisa Catherine Harper

Masters of Fine Arts in Writing Program

University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

Agent:

Elizabeth Evans

Reece Halsey North

98 Main Street #704

Tiburon, CA

94920

“Generation X Raising Generation O” is copyrighted by Lisa Catherine Harper, 2008.

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