Lisa Nicole Viers
Lisa Nicole Viers is a 2013 graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she earned degrees in English and philosophy.
During her studies, she became enamored with Aristotle, ethics, and the writings of David Foster Wallace. In May 2014, she traveled to Normal, Ill. to present a paper about catharsis in Wallace’s nonfiction piece “A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again,” which centers on a seven-day Caribbean cruise Wallace took in 1995.
In May 2012, Viers was presenting member of the President’s Panel at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies conference in Toronto.
She has also written for Cleveland Magazine and Inside Business Magazine.
Since January 2014, she has covered the town of New Scotland for The Altamont Enterprise.
Viers lives in Schenectady with her three floor children (commonly known as cats), Milkshake, Domino, and Putin, with whom she converses extensively about Star Wars, particle physics, and what’s for dinner.