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Published: Sun Apr 15 2018
Diego Isaias Hernández Méndez, Destruccion por un remolino del aire Xocomeel del Lago Atitlán / Destruction from a Vortex of the Xocomil Winds around Lake Atitlán (detail), 2014, oil on canvas. Arte Maya Tz’utujil Collection.
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Lise Haines has published five novels including Book of Knives (Poisoned Pen Press, 2022), When We Disappear (Unbridled Press, 2018), Girl in the Arena (Bloomsbury, 2009), Small Acts of Sex and Electricity (Unbridled Books, 2005), and In My Sister’s Country (Blue Hen, 2003). Rick Moody says of her work: “Haines is an astute psychologist, a cool, unsentimental investigator of humans, who often locates the hard truths.” She has been a fellow at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and at Ragdale, a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University, and is currently Senior Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College. (updated 1/2023)

Read “A Conversation with Lise Haines” by Sherry Ellis in AGNI Online.

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