Books

Trade Books

Believing is not the same as Being Saved
Martin, Lisa. Believing is not the same as Being Saved. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, Spring 2017. (Pre-order.)
Martin-DeMoor, Lisa. One crow sorrow. Victoria: Brindle & Glass, Spring 2008. (Purchase.)
Martin-DeMoor, Lisa. Assertions of Likeness. Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press • Printers and Publishers, Devil’s Whim, Fall 2009. (Purchase.)
Jessica Hiemstra and Lisa Martin-DeMoor (Editors). How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting: Stories of Pregnancy, Parenthood and Loss. Victoria: Touchwood Editions, September 2013. (Purchase.)

Other Publications
PERIODICALS AND EDITED ANTHOLOGIES
(Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction)
“Believing is not the same as Being Saved,” in The Malahat Review, Spring 2013.
“You are here,” in Avenue Edmonton, August 2012.
“A Container of Light,” in The New Quarterly, Fall 2011.
“Learning to speak and not to speak,” in Grain, Winter 2011.
“Still Life with White Roses,” in Grain, Winter 2011.
“Breathing in the northern forest,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2009.
“Hinge,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2009.
“October,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2009.
“Firsts and Lasts,” in Grain, Winter 2008.
“Miracles I once learned to perform,” in Room magazine, Summer 2008.
“forecast #3,” in Prairie Fire, Spring 2008.
“Map for the road home,” in Arc, Winter 2007.
“Home,” in The Antigonish Review, Summer 2007.
“Bare posts, barbed wire,” in Grain, Fall 2006.
“Return,” in Malahat Review, Summer 2006.
“River,” in Malahat Review, Summer 2006.
“Why the question matters,” in Malahat Review, Summer 2006.
“For the sparrow too small to name,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2006.
“Abacus of crows,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2006.
“Phase change,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2006.
“Palliative,” in The Fiddlehead, Spring 2006.
“PostOutpost (a series of nine poems),” in Edmonton On Location: River City Chronicles. Ed. Heather Zwicker.
NeWest Press: Edmonton, 2005. 92-102.
“Longing,” in Grain, Summer 2005.
“Calling Mom,” in Other Voices, Summer 2005.
“Stroke,” in fait accomplit, Spring 2005.
“‘You must give death a name’: (Re)reading Lola Lemire Tostevin’s ‘Small Amulets’ and ‘A Portrait,’”
in Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory. Series 5. Spring 2005. 52-66.
“Forgiveness, if love has failed you,” in The Olive, year 4, issue 6. Spring 2004.
“Background music, I, II,” “Evicted,” and “Saying it,” in Third Floor Lounge: Poetry from The Banff Centre for the
Arts Writing Studio. Littlefishcart press: Orono, Ontario, 2004.
“For Natasha I walked on tiptoes,” in The Gateway, volume XCII, number 40, March 2003.

Awards

Independent Publishers Award (IPPY), Bronze Medal, 2015
ROOM magazine, Annual Poetry Contest, Shortlisted 2015
Open Season Award for Poetry, The Malahat Review, Winner 2013
National Magazine Award, Silver Medal in Personal Journalism 2012
Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, The New Quarterly, 1st place 2011
Grain Magazine Annual Short Grain Contest, Poetry category, 2nd place 2010
Grain Magazine Annual Short Grain Contest, Poetry category, 4th place 2010
The Best Canadian Poetry in English, Edited by Lorna Crozier, Long-listed 2010
Alberta Literary Award for Poetry (Stephan G. Stephansson Book Award), Winner 2009
The Malahat Review Creative Non-Fiction Prize, Short-listed 2009
The ReLit Awards / Ideas, Not Money, Poetry category, Long-listed 2009
Grain Magazine Annual “Short Grain” Prose Poem Contest, Winner 2008
PRISM international Literary Non-fiction Contest, Short-listed 2007
ARC Poetry Magazine International Poem of the Year Contest, Editor’s Choice 2007
Elora Arts Council Poetry contest, First Place 2005
ARC Poetry Magazine International Poem of the Year contest, Long-listed 2004