photo: Stephan Roggenbuck


Lisa Teasley is a graduate of UCLA and a native of Los Angeles. Her critically acclaimed debut, GLOW IN THE DARK, is winner of the Gold Pen Award and Pacificus Literary Foundation awards for fiction. She has also won the May Merrill Miller and the National Society of Arts & Letters Short Story awards.

Her novels HEAT SIGNATURE and DIVE have been praised in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Book Review and Publishers Weekly.

Lisa Teasley is the writer and host of the BBC Television documentary, High School Prom, and was a member of the former art collective HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN, which debuted the film “Good Stock on the Dimension Floor” at the Whitney Biennial 2014.

Lisa is a fiction editor at Los Angeles Review of Books.

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Heat Signature is published by Bloomsbury and available at your local independent bookstore,, Amazon and Barnes&