MadHat Press

Lysette Simmons is from California, where she studied Creative Writing and Music History at UCLA. She has studied with Ben Lerner, Anselm Berrigan and Marjorie Welish at Brooklyn College, where she recently earned her MFA in poetry. Lysette's forthcoming chapbook, Dear Robert, won the Wild and Wyrd Poetry Chapbook Contest, judged by C.A. Conrad, in 2011.

Lysette Simmons's prize-winning chapbook, DEAR ROBERT, is available from MadHat Press.


MadHat Press is a leading publisher of unique and vital contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.

MadHat Press seeks to foster the work of writers and poets: explosive, lyrical, passionate, deeply wrought voices that stretch the boundaries of language, narrative and image, vital and enduring literary voices that sing on the page as well as in the mind.

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phone: (617) 821-1915

Mailing Address:
PO Box 422
Cheshire MA 01225