LISA GROEN is the author of two books, forthcoming historical novel The Cassatt Sisters, and a collection of essays in The Mother’s Book of Well-Being. Her writing also appears in the textbook The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of Creative Nonfiction.

A graduate of the University of Utah and the MFA program at The Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing, Lisa’s essays and short fiction have been published in Brevity, The New Southerner, and featured on Georgia Public Radio. Most recently, Lisa created a popular blog in response to culture’s meager offerings for midlife women.

Lisa Groen lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband, Aaron Irvin, and their dog, George Harrison. They have a blended family of five adult children. Follow along with Lisa on Facebook and Instagram. And please join her newsletter below.