Lisa Williamson Rosenberg is an author and psychotherapist in private practice specializing in developmental trauma and racial identity.

She is also a former ballet dancer with the Pacific Northwest and Pennsylvania Ballet companies. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Lisa’s short fiction has appeared in Literary Mama and The Piltdown Review, her essays in Longreads, Narrative.ly, The Common, Grok Nation, and Mamalode. Her debut novel, EMBERS ON THE WIND, about an Underground Railroad safehouse turned 21st Century Airbnb, was released on August 1, 2022 by Little A Books. Lisa’s second novel, THE BOY IN THE WATER, will be released in Fall 2024.

A born-and-raised New Yorker, Lisa now lives in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband and dog. She is the mother of two college kids.