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Lisa Beere, Lisa Beere Books

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Lisa Beere is an Ottawa writer creating in the areas of poetry, short stories, children's literature and romance. Her poetry has appeared in Ottawa Poetry Magazine, Crow Pie Literary Journal, Ricky's Back Yard, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, etc.

Her 1st book "Equal to the Challenge: An Anthology of Women's Experiences During WWII" was published in 2001 under the name Banister.

Lisa enjoys family time at her in-laws' cottage, French cuisine, musical theatre, white water rafting and singing.
Children’s Books under contract with Crimson Cloak Publishing and tentative release dates:
-Night Noises (released 2016)
-Sparkle the Elf (released 2016)
-Twinkle the Elf (released 2017)
-Hair, Hair, Everywhere! (released 2017)
-Gimli the Goblin (2018)
-I’m Running Away! (2017)
-Sam and the Bully (2018)
-God’s Littlest Angels: Talking to Young Children About Miscarriage (2018)
-Mommy Doll Day! (2018)
-One BIG Family! (2018)
-Cat (2017)
-CATS (2018)
-BALLS (2018)
-Cats In the Hall (2018)
-Bumble Bear (2018)
-The Monster Who Ate All of the Colours (2017)
-Mouse in a BIG House (2017)
-Mom Works (2018)
-Jack and His Cats (2018)
-Dad and Me (2018)
-What Do You Mean I Have Lice?! (2018)

Purchase soft cover and eBooks formats through my Publisher (*not a self-publisher):
My books can also be purchased through Ingram Spark's Distribution Partners such as Chapters, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, etc.

*Note I also have print copies for sale at various book events.
Performances and Exhibitions
NIGHT NOISES Book Launch Dec 3/16 at Dovercourt Recreation Centre, Ottawa - Book readings performed

Performed original poetry at Open Mic Night Oct 14/16 at the Tea Store, Ottawa

June 10/17 Met fans and sold books at Prose in the Park, Ottawa Literary Festival
Numerous awards for work in Employment Equity

Won a city-wide writing contest, rec'd two week internship with acclaimed Author Jake MacDonald

Won a play writing contest and had her work performed at the elementary level

Came in 12th in the Sparta 72 hour Film-making Competition, with "Cindy's Gauntlet" in 2015
Other Memberships
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI - Ontario East)

Songwriting Association of Canada

Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC)

Ottawa Regional [Song] Writer's Group
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