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Lisa Heeren's Biography

Member Info

Jun 2009

Lisa is a freelance writer and high school broadcasting teacher.  She has written extensively for the Piedmont Review, Charleston Review and 30-A Review and she is currently working on her first novel.  She writes for several blogs and has won several awards for her writing including a first place for fiction in the Georgia Writers, Inc. members only contest, several Associated Press awards, an AABJ award, and a nomination for a Southeastern Regional Emmy award.  She was Teacher of the Year for the 2008-9 school year. 

She got her experience in broadcasting as a producer for the CBS affiliate in Atlanta and since leaving, has built three successful high school broadcasting programs, teaching students writing, editing, videography, storytelling and producing.

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Interests & Hobbies

Writing, of course.  Gardening, crafts, reading, sewing, trying new and different things!  Love to travel.