by Lisa PliscouLisa Pliscou is an acclaimed author of both fiction and nonfiction — funny, thought-provoking, educational, inspiring — for adults and children, with a highlight on the coming-of-age experience.
Her new book, YOUNG JANE AUSTEN: BECOMING A WRITER, is a biography for adults that’s sure to intrigue anyone interested in Jane Austen, in writing and the creative process, and in the triumph of the artistic spirit.
Coming in spring 2016 is a new edition of her first novel, HIGHER EDUCATION, originally published by Viking Penguin and praised by David Foster Wallace, Mary Robison, Betsy Byars, Tara Altebrando, and more.
As well as being an author, Lisa Pliscou worked for many years “on the inside” in the publishing field. After graduating with honors from Harvard University with a degree in English and American Literature and Language, she went on to employment in top-tier publishing houses in NYC, including Random House and the Penguin Group, where she served as managing editor of the adult division at Viking Penguin and as a senior editor for Viking Children’s Books. She’s also been a longtime independent editor, and helped create and manage courses at Stanford University’s innovative, world-renowned publishing program.
A native Californian who’s lived all over the country, Lisa has recently returned to her home state, settling happily in the Sacramento area with her family.
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