Lori Romero is a published poet, playwright, and fiction writer, and served as Artistic Director of Friends & Artists Theatre Ensemble in Los Angeles. She currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Lori won the Spire Press Spring Chapbook Competition (NY) with her entry "The Emptiness That Makes Other Things Possible." Her first chapbook, "Wall to Wall," was published by Finishing Line Press (KY). Her short story, "Strange Saints," was a semifinalist in the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award. Her short screenplay, "Strange Saints," won the Manhattan Short Film Festivalís Scripts and Screenplay Competition. Her short screenplay, "Surreal Estate," was an official entry in the DC Shorts Screenwriting Competition, and place 5th in the Movie Scripts: The Golden Brad Award. Her poetry and fiction have been published in more than one hundred journals and anthologies.†