Lisa Mullenneaux

photo credit: Mick Cantarella, 2013


Lisa Mullenneaux is a journalist and book author with more than 30 years of experience working with print, broadcast, and online media. As an editorial consultant, she has managed projects for book, magazine, and internet firms.

Lisa began her career at Westways Magazine in Los Angeles, working with major authors, photographers, and artists on the West Coast. Returning to her native New York State in 1990, she edited law books at Matthew Bender Co. while contributing to magazines and newspapers on travel, health, and fitness. She resigned to launch a travel book press, Penington Press, which became a popular website for travel news.

Lisa's five books are available online. She contributes regularly to The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, The Progressive, and other global news sources. She teaches Advanced Writing for the University of Maryland UC.

Selected Works

Literary Criticism
Elena Ferrante’s fiction covers the psychic landscape of women who come of age in post-WWII Italy, who struggle to escape poverty and juggle the demands of career and family.
A history of American cheesemaking with recipes and detailed instructions on how to make hard and soft cheeses.
A guide to affordable hotels and B&Bs in "The City That Never Sleeps." Illustrated.
Seven driving tours include over 100 antiques dealers, maps, mileage between towns, recommended inns and restaurants.
Color reproductions of Matisse, Mitchell, De Kooning, and others whose paintings have inspired poems by the author.

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