Lis Anna-Langston was raised along the winding current of the Mississippi River on a steady diet of dog-eared books. She attended a Creative and Performing Arts School from middle school until graduation and went on to study Literature at Webster University.
She is a Parents’ Choice Gold winner, a two time NYC Big Book Award winner and Independent Press Award winner, a Moonbeam Book Award winner &
an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award winner.
Thrice nominated for the Pushcart Prize she is Finalist in the Brighthorse Book Prize, William Faulkner Fiction Award and the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Award.
Her work has been published in a stack of literary journals including: The Literary Review, The Merrimack Review, Emrys Journal, The MacGuffin, Sand Hill Review, & the Emerson Review.
The award winning Middle Grade author draws badly, sings loudly, loves ketchup, starry skies, fireflies, French hip hop, Sunday mornings and the electric feeling of possibility.
Her novels and screenplays have been optioned
and her films screened worldwide.
She can be found pretty much any day of the week
out in the wild plucking stories out of thin air.
Her new book hits shelves on June 2022.