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Lisa Whalen

Lisa Whalen

Fall 2017 Session

Lisa Whalen is a writer based in Minnesota, where she teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at a local community college. She has a PhD in postsecondary and adult education, and a master’s degree in creative and critical writing. She is finishing a memoir, tentatively titled Grazing Lessons: How Horses Led Me to Eating Disorder Recovery. Her writing has appeared in An Introvert in an Extrovert World as well as in other edited collections and peer-reviewed journals. In her spare time, she rides horses and volunteers for the Animal Humane Society. Her blog is available at

Lisa Whalen worked with the writer Gail Folkins.

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