Author

Lisa Doan

Biography

Lisa Doan holds a master’s degree in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, sits on the board of the Brandywine Valley Writers Group and is an IPPY gold winner for juvenile fiction.

Lisa is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland, has traveled throughout Africa, Asia and Central America, and lived on a Caribbean island. She has backpacked alone from Morocco to Kenya and her top tip on crossing the Sahara Desert is: TURN BACK - YOU HAVE MADE A LARGE MISTAKE.

Lisa’s jobs have included Master Scuba Diving Instructor, wall street headhunter, owner/chef of a restaurant, Set Medic for a reality T.V. show, Deputy Prothonotary of a county court and author of middle grade novels.

The author’s dream is to hit oil in the backyard, win the lottery or otherwise stumble upon a pile of money. Finding herself suddenly rich, she would buy a series of tiny apartments in far-flung foreign destinations and roam between them.

She has yet to win even two dollars in a lottery. So…hopefully the whole hitting oil in the backyard idea works out. (Though this will require a lot of luck as she currently lives in an apartment building in West Chester, PA.)

Most Popular Lisa Doan Books

chapter book
Jack the Castaway
London · adventure · science
The Alarming Career of Sir Richard Blackstone
adventure · vacation
The Pennypackers Go on Vacation
animals · family · adventure
Jack at the Helm

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Collaborators

Marta Kissi
Chris Piascik
Ivica Stevanovic
Natalie Andrewson

Personal Info

Books Stats

6Authored

Most Recent Book

adventure · vacation
The Pennypackers Go on Vacation

Highest Rated Book

London · adventure · science
The Alarming Career of Sir Richard Blackstone

Official Website

http://www.lisadoan.org/