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Lisa Hartsgrove

peer artist leader (book revision lab)


Lisa Hartsgrove is program coordinator & writing instructor for Project Write Now and program manager for PWN Teen. Lisa has an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College. She has been published in The Pitkin Review, Collage, and The Atlantic Highlands’ Herald. She also took first place in the 2019 Laury Egan HBAC Poetry Contest and third place in the 2014 Jersey Bayshore Writing Contest. Lisa is currently working on a YA novel-in-verse as well as keeping up with a daily “One Sentence a Day” writing project she began in March of 2016. Lisa’s published works can be found here.

Personal Instagram: @lisahartsgrove
Art/Writing Instagram: @spillingmyart
Facebook: @lisa.hartsgrove


    • Spring 2022|“42” |Raritan Valley Federation of Libraries


    • Summer 2019 | “Something Like Dragonflies” | Highlands Boro Arts Council

First place Laury Egan HBAC Poetry Contest

    • Fall 2015 | “Secrets” | The Pitkin Review
    • Summer 2014 | “The Water Witch” | The Atlantic Highlands’ Herald

Third place Jersey Bayshore Writing Contest

  • Fall 2010 | “And God Blessed Them, Saying, Be Fruitful and Multiply” | Collage
  • Spring 2010 | “Elephants Are the Only Mammals That Can’t Jump” | Collage