Lisa M. Basile

Lisa M. Basile  is a poet who lives in Queens, NY. She loves editing her women’s website, Luna Luna Mag, and wearing copious amounts of violent red lipstick. She’s written for Alloy Media’s Blisstree and The Grindstone, Billboard Magazine, 20-Something Magazine and more. She’s the editor of a couple chapbooks, and performs as her alter-ego, Luna Liprari at places like The Poetry Brothel. 
 
Email: Lisambasile@gmail.com
Twitter: @lisamariebasile
 
What I Do, Job-wise: I try not to think about it. 
 
What I Do, Fun-wise: I like salty food, sex and makeup. In that order. I read poems to random TV channels in Europe. I dress up as a femme fatale and flirt with strangers in literary bars. I travel to other countries and eat everything I can. 
 
My Motto: “Live fast. Die young. Be wild. Have fun.” - Lana Del Rey (LOL)
 
My Anti-Motto: “I regret…”
 
The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Jack Skellington, really. 
 
My “celebs to make out with” list: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Christopher Walkin 
 
The Most Played Song On My iTunes:  “Never is a promise,” by Fiona Apple
 
Last Book I Read:  The Diary of Anais Nin
 
I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Yes, literally half of my life until I learned to get what I want and use a vibrator.