Lisa Low was born and raised in Maryland. A graduate of Indiana University's MFA program, she has received scholarships from the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, VONA/Voices, Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Journal, Passages North, Quarterly West, Vinyl, Waxwing, and elsewhere. She is currently a PhD candidate and Yates Fellow at the University of Cincinnati.