Joyland

Lisa Taddeo

Lisa Taddeo is a 2017 recipient of The Pushcart Prize. She received her MFA in fiction as the Saul Bellow Fellow from Boston University. Her fiction has been published in Granta, The New England Review, The Sun Magazine and Esquire, among others. Her nonfiction has been published in Esquire, New York Magazine, Elle Magazine, The New York Observer, Glamour Magazine and The Sun. Lisa's work has been included in Best American Sports Writing and Best American Political Writing. She is the winner of the William Holodnok fiction prize and the winner of the 2017 Florence Engel Randall Award in fiction. Lisa is currently at work on her debut nonfiction for Simon and Schuster, and her first novel.