Lisa G. Samia
Lisa G. Samia is an Award-Winning Poet & Author who loves American Civil War History. Her latest accomplishments are being selected as the National Parks Arts Foundation’s Artist in Residence for Gettysburg National Battlefield Park 2020 & National Parks Service’s Artist in Residence for Manassas National Battlefield Park 2021, both for her Civil War Poetry.
Her works include “The Nameless and the Faceless of the Civil War,” a collection of 28 poems and 28 essays on the historical representations of Civil War events through the rhyme and narrative of poetry. It was released in April 2018, and endorsed by Eric Swanson, the NYT best-selling co-author of “The Joy of Living.” “The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War,” a collection of 28 poems and 28 essays was released in April 2021, also endorsed by Eric Swanson. Also, “The Man with the Ice Blue Eyes,” A Romantic Poetry Collection of love and heartache debuted number one on Amazon.com for Women’s Poetry, July 2016. Included in the collection are two award winning poems from the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association.
Lisa is also an avid author and speaker on John Wilkes booth and his sister Asia Booth Clarke. She has appeared multiple times on the Civil War Round Table Congress (via Zoom) to a sold-out audience. Her recent discovery of a set of archived letters written by Asia Booth Clarke while residing in Europe provide a deeper reveal Asia Booth Clarke.
She also devoted three years traveling, researching, and writing the fictional novel series based on John Wilkes Booth “My Name is John Singer,” and “My Name is Mrs. John Singer.” Lisa frequently lectures at literary and historical venues, notably The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House & Museum, The Civil War Interpretive Center Blenheim, The Civil War Round Table Congress, multiple Barnes & Noble locations, and a virtual presentation with The American Civil War Museum.
You can keep in touch with her at www.lisasamia.com or her social platforms: IG: @authorlisasamia or