Lisa Brimmer has been writing in the Twin Cities area for the last six years. The playwright, poet and essayist is driven to collaborate with multiple forms of art and media. A fellow through the Given’s Foundation of African American Literature and a member of Nu Griots III in 2009, Brimmer was awarded a Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Fellowship in 2010. Her play 10 minute play “Dear Daughter” was recently produced through Bedlam Theatre’s 10 Minute Community Play Festival. A truly collaborative artist, Brimmer has worked with Lulu’s Playground, Fantastic Merlins, The Max Corcoran Project, Andrew Foreman Trio and most recently rock/jazz guitarist Todd Clouser and A Love Electric. Her work has been published in the Summit Avenue Review and Konch Literary Magazine as well as exhibited in the Lowertown Reading Jam Series hosted by the Saint Paul Almanac at the Black Dog Cafe, Blue Ink’s Groove Theory at Elixir Lounge, the Fineline Music Cafe in Minneapolis, Honey, The Red Stag Supperclub and The Turf Club’s Clown Lounge.
Performance: will most likely be spoken word- maybe with music. I’ll let you know as things solidify, but if you need to call it something, Spoken Word is fine.