Lisa Lenard-Cook

Lisa Lenard-Cook has worked in industries from construction to flight testing, from computer analysis to jewelry manufacturing, from government contracts to city planning. She’s been a waitress, a college professor, a pharmacy assistant, and a secretary, and has written books on subjects from drawing to dreams, from astrology to the art of writing. Lisa’s novels, Dissonance and Coyote Morning, have been nominated for the PEN Southwest Book Award and the NM Press Women Zia Award, as well as chosen as reading selections throughout the U.S. (including NPR’s Performance Today’s Summer Reading Series). How did a little woman learn so much? By READING. Lisa’s next book, The Mind of Your Story, will be published by Writer’s Digest Books in April 2008.