Department of English Language and Literature

MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Physical Location:
Humanities
Second Floor

Phone: (505) 277-6347
Fax: (505) 277-0021

Lisa D. Chavez

Associate Professor

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Office Location: Humanities 272

Area/s

Creative Writing

Research Area/s
Creative Nonfiction and Poetry; multicultural American literature

Biography

Lisa D. Chavez has published two books of poetry, Destruction Bay and In An Angry Season, and her poems have also appeared in Camino del Sol:  Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing and other anthologies. Her essays have appeared in Arts and Letters, The Fourth Genre and other magazines, and she has had essays included in several anthologies, including The Other Latin@: Writing Against a Singular Identity, and An Angle of Vision:  Women Writers on their Poor and Working Class Roots. 

In addition to poetry and creative nonfiction, she has a keen interest in American Multicultural literature, in genre fiction (science fiction and fantasy) and in all things canine related.