Where the Mystery Writes Itself

poetry by Lisa Richter | for Maurice Sendak

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LISA RICHTER is a Toronto-based poet, writer, and English as a Second Language teacher. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Puritan, The Malahat Review, The Minola Review, Canthius, The Toronto Quarterly, and Crab Creek Review, among other journals, as well as two anthologies, Jack Layton: Art in Action, published by Quattro Books, and Voices for Diversity and Social Justice: A Literary Education Anthology. In 2010, she published a chapbook, Intertextual, with Pooka Press. Her debut full-length collection of poetry, Closer to Where We Began, is forthcoming with Tightrope Books this spring.