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Lisa Bunker

October 19, Copley Square
Lisa Bunker has written stories all her life. Her first novel, Felix Yz, about a boy fused with an alien, was published in 2017. Her second novel, Zenobia July, about a trans girl getting to live as a girl for the first time in a new family and school (and solving cyber crimes), was published earlier this year. Before setting up shop as a full-time author she had a thirty-year career in noncommercial broadcasting, most recently as program director of the community radio station in Portland, Maine. She now lives in Exeter, New Hampshire with her wife, also an author. Between them they have three grown children. In 2018 Bunker was elected to represent her town in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. When not writing she plays piano, practices yoga, plays chess, and studies languages.