Lisa Francesca is the author of Helen and the Masters: A Portrait of a California Mystic, the biography of a ranch wife and mother in California's turn-of-the-century Sacramento Delta who channeled ethereal writings and became a mystic in her forties. (Available on Amazon, and at the San Jose Public Library.)
Lisa Francesca’s writing has appeared in the Catamaran Literary Reader, Rain Taxi Review, AboutPlace Journal, and Reed Magazine. Holding an MFA in Creative Writing from San Jose State and a BA in English from U.C. Berkeley, she is currently working on multiple projects. She and her husband, Mark, enjoy seeing their grown kids and occasional dog sitting.