Lisa del Rosso originally trained as a classical singer and completed a post-graduate program at LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), living and performing in London before moving to New York City. Her plays "Clare's Room," and "Samaritan," have been performed off-Broadway and had public readings, while "St. John," her third play, was a semi-finalist for the 2011 Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Her writing
has appeared in The New York Times, Barking Sycamores Neurodivergent Literature, Razor's Edge Literary Magazine, Sowing Creek Press, The Literary Traveler, Serving House Journal, VietnamWarPoetry, Young Minds Magazine (London/UK), Time Out New York, The Huffington Post, The Chillfiltr Review, The Neue Rundschau (Germany), Jetlag Café (Germany), and One Magazine (London/UK), for whom she writes theater reviews. Her first book, a hybrid memoir, Confessions of an Accidental Professor, was published in 2018, and she had the pleasure of being interviewed about the book by Brian Lehrer on his WNYC radio program. She is the recipient of a 2018 NYU College of Arts & Sciences Teaching Award, where she currently teaches writing. In 2019, she was awarded a New York Writers Workshop scholarship to Sardinia.