Photo: Steven Paul Lansky
For over 25 years, Lisa Howe has worked on creativity, art, and writing with thousands of people from all walks of life, helping them discern their best choices and develop their creative practices, ideas, skills, and presence. She has logged over one thousand hours in one-on-one consultation and coaching and has taught workshops and courses at Brandeis University, Loyola Marymount University, Antioch University Los Angeles, Northeastern University, and Miami University of Ohio. She has worked as a freelance editor, writing and creative consultant, ghost writer, and script doctor.
A longtime art practitioner, Howe has curated international gallery exhibitions, poetry readings, and arts festivals, and her visual work has appeared in group shows in Santa Barbara, Buffalo, Boston, and Cincinnati. She has read and performed her work, solo and in collaboration with others, across the United States.
Howe is the author of the chapbook Entropic Easter (Little Scratchpad Press), and poems have recently appeared in Boog Reader 9, and the journals Beijing Trondheim and Compost. With William R. Howe, she co-founded and co-edited Slack Buddha Press, an award-winning small press publishing hand-crafted chapbooks of innovative writing from the U.S. and U.K. The press published over 30 titles and was active from 2003-2011.
She holds a Ph.D. in Literature and an M.A. in Women’s Studies and Literature from Brandeis University, and completed graduate study in screenwriting at Emerson College. She also holds a B.A. in Literature and Writing from the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara.