About Lisa

Lisa Duffy is the author of The Salt House (Atria/Simon & Schuster), named by Real Simple as a Best Book of the Month upon its June release, as well as Bustle’s 17 Best Debut Novels by Women in 2017, a She Reads Book Club selection and Refinery 29’s Best Beach Reads of 2017.

Lisa received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts. Her short fiction was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and her writing can be found in numerous publications, including Writer’s Digest. She is the founding editor of ROAR, a literary journal supporting women in the arts. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and three children.

Her second stand-alone novel, This is Home, is forthcoming from Atria Books on June 11, 2019.

Lisa’s work is represented by Danielle Burby at Nelson Literary Agency.

Author photo by Sharona Jacobs.