Two Faint Lines in the Violet is Lissa Kiernan’s first book of poetry. Her first book of prose, Glass Needles & Goose Quills, was published in June 2017, by Haley’s.

Kiernan holds her MFA from the Stonecoast program at the University of Southern Maine and an MA in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research. She is the founding director of Poetry Barn, a literary center in New York's Hudson Valley.

Born in Athol, Massachusetts, Lissa has lived in Nashville, Tennessee, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Paris, France, and Brooklyn, New York. She currently makes her home in West Hurley, New York.

Lissa Kiernan, June 2016

Lissa Kiernan, June 2016