Lisa Mongno is a lecturer in the Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas. She completed her bachelor's and master's work in the Department of English at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is a distinguished graduate of the UALR Donaghey Scholars Program.
Mongno worked as director of the IBM Computer Jobs Training Center at the Little Rock homeless shelter Our House.
She teaches technical and creative writing, poetry, composition, and the autobiographical essay for the UCA Department of Writing and senior thesis classes in the Honors College. Mongno is co-director of the National Writing Project of Central Arkansas and faculty advisor to the UCA Humane Society.
- Lisa Mongno, "Gates and Fences" in A Rough Sort of Beauty: Reflections on the Natural Heritage of Arkansas, ed. Dana F. Steward (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2002), 100-106.