• Lisa Jones

    Writer and spoken word performer specialising in provincial, melancholic studies of comic failure, ideal for stag or hen dos.


    Short story published in Issue 4 of Fruit: Queer Literary Journal, September 2021.

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    A Limited Time Only

    Short story featured in Forest Publications chapbook, March 2021.







    Short story produced for Product Magazine and performed by Sarah MacGillivray, January 2021.

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  • Rural Safety

    Poem recorded for Lone Women in Flashes of Wilderness audio installation, September 2021. Featured in Episode 15 of Experimental Trash on Camp Radio.

    Birthday Girl

    Collaborative zine with photographer Audrey Bizouerne, July 2021.

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    A Sponsored Dream

    Illustrated poem with images by Eva Gnatiuk, published in Neon Horror Anthology, June 2020.

    Wet Hair

    Monologue performed by actor Cat Elliot for Femmes Uncut livestream, August 2020.

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    Short story published in Hunterian Museum journal Alcohol in the Archives, December 2020.

    Ten-Step Loneliness Solution

    Published by The Queer Dot zine, July 2020. Performed online for The Newbridge Project, September 2020.

    Dragged Up - D/U

    Debut mini album, released November 2020. Available on CD and cassette via Bandcamp.

    Happy Birthday, Glen and Phyllis

    Short fiction zine, Issues 1 and 2 published in 2019. Available via Good Press and Glasgow Zine Library. Extracts read at the Scottish Writers' Centre showcase, December 2018.

    Extract from short story Coming To

    Street poster exhibition in Slessor Gardens, Dundee. Design by The Queer Dot artists' collective, August 2020.

    Baptism of Failure

    Monologue performed for PRRPL Kitty: A Queer Spoken Word and Music Night, April 2019.

    A Lasting Smile

    Short story published in Issue One of No Parties, October 2021.

  • Blaming the Weather

    Spoken word monologue selected for the Scottish Writers' Centre New Writing Showcase 2018.

    Bible Study

    Poem published for the Flying Moon Festival 2019.

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    Under a Fallen Door

    Short story published in From Glasgow to Saturn, Issue 13.

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  • About

    Lisa Jones is a writer and performer from Glasgow. Her amplified muttering has been just-about-heard at the SWC New Writing Showcase, PRRPL Kitty: Queer Spoken Word & Music Night, Project Café, Hug and Pint, Sonnet Youth, The Newbridge Project, Sanctuary 2021 and CCA. Her writing has featured in Product Magazine, Fruit: Queer Literary Journal, From Glasgow to Saturn, Femmes Uncut, No Parties, Flying Moon Festival, the Hunterian Museum journal Alcohol in the Archives, GAADA, The Queer Dot, Forest Publications, and Neon Horror: Queer Horror Anthology. She has produced two issues of a zine on domestic tedium titled Happy Birthday, Glen and Phyllis, and a collaborative zine with photographer Audrey Bizouerne. She also sings and performs spoken word with the band Dragged Up.

  • Contact

    Instagram: @concernedsmile

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