Lise Goett’s second manuscript, Leprosarium, was the 2012 winner of the Robert H. Winner Memorial Award in Poetry from the Poetry Society of America. Her other awards include The Paris Review Discovery Award, The Pen Southwest Book Award in Poetry, the Capricorn Prize, the James D. Phelan Award, and The Barnard New Women Poets Prize for her first poetry collection, Waiting for the Paraclete (Beacon), as well as postgraduate fellowships from The Milton Center and the Creative Writing Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has held residencies at the Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Cuidad Colón, Costa Rica, the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, the University of Arizona Poetry Center, and the American Academy in Rome. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including the Paris Review, Ploughshares, Image, Mandorla, and the Antioch Review. She teaches poetry workshops out of her home in Taos, NM.