Lisa Steppe was born in Germany and moved to Ireland in 1984.
Her publications in German are, as Elisabeth Steppe, die kasematte (Schwabenverlag, Ruit bein Stuttgart, 1971); and as Lisa Steppe, Island (Berlin, edition weltkultur, 1980).
Her stories and poems have been published widely in English. Her poetry collection in English is When the Wheat Horses Die (Donegal, Summer Palace Press, 2001).
She lives in Leitrim.
*Listed because of strong association with Ireland