Author Archives: Lisa Birk

About Lisa Birk

A graduate of Grub Street’s Novel Incubator, Lisa Birk was formerly a teacher of writing at Boston University and the project manager of Harvard University’s Narrative Journalism Program at the Nieman Foundation. Her work has appeared in many publications including Orion Magazine, the Harvard Review, The Boston Phoenix and The Boston Sunday Globe. It has also been anthologized in several books including W.W. Norton’s Abnormal Psychology. She is seeking representation for two novels, The Rehabilitation of Maria LaHaye and Chipped.

Hacking Camp NaNoWriMo

Perhaps you have heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Perhaps, you are not snarky and you have not thought derisively, Oh yeah, 30 days to write a novel, that’ll be real high quality. Camp NaNoWriMo, is lesser known, less…