Ms. Lisa Dordal

Tennessee, United States

Member Since: 03/25/2013

Lisa Dordal holds a Master of Divinity and a Master of Fine Arts, both from Vanderbilt University, and teaches in the English Department at Vanderbilt. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and the Robert Watson Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared in a variety of journals including Best New Poets, Vinyl Poetry, Feminist Wire, The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Ninth Letter, CALYX, and The Greensboro Review. Her work has also appeared in various anthologies including New Poetry from the Midwest (New American Press) and The Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press). Her first full-length collection of poetry, Mosaic of the Dark, is available from Black Lawrence Press.



Twitter Username: @lisadordal


  • Mosaic of the Dark , Black Lawrence Press (2018)


  • Lecturer at Vanderbilt University (September 2011 - )

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