LISE QUINTANA

DSC_9241Lise is the C.E.O. and founder of Narrative Technologies, which uses interactive and hypertext narrative tools to publish new kinds of literature. She joined the AULA Board of Trustees in February of 2014.

She was formerly the editor-in-chief of Lunch Ticket, a literary journal from the MFA community at Antioch University Los Angeles. While editor, she raised the profile of Lunch Ticket magazine from “newcomer” to “top-tier” as measured by the caliber of writers submitting and accepted. Previously she was a writer, editor, and project manager at Intuit.

Lise is on the Alumni Advisory Board for Lunch Ticket and was formerly on the Board of Directors for Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library. She is supportive of educational opportunities for underserved populations.

She earned a BA in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She enjoys creating and sustaining avenues for artistic expression in many forms – writing, music, theater, and opera.