Lisa grew up in Sydney. She moved to Italy when she was sixteen years old and returned to Australia after winning a scholarship to the Australian, Film, Television and Radio School. Following a career in journalism that includes reporting for 2GB, Mix FM and Channel 10 news, Lisa was associate producer of the Channel 10 Late News. Throughout her career, she continued to travel to Italy, corresponding for 2UE, the ABC’s Radio National and the Voice of America News Service. Lisa contributes opinion pieces, guides and lifestyle articles on Italy to The Australian, The Australian Financial review, Gourmet Traveler and a range of other international magazines and newspapers. She is the author of Walking Sydney (Pan Macmillan 1998), The Promise - an Italian Romance (Pan Macmillan 2004), Death in the Mountains (Pan Macmillan 2008 and Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for writing about Italians) and Naples - A Way of Love (Penguin, 2013). Lisa Clifford lives in Florence, Italy.
Writing, Italy, writing retreats, Food., travel