Ex-patriot from Suburbia, Jack Lorts, poet/politician has lived and taught in rural Oregon the past thirty-five years. First published in late 50’s in such places as Ron Padgett’s White Dove Review, George Bowering & Frank Davey’s Open Letter, Nomad and other post war avant garde magazines; over the years he continued to publish in such magazines as Arizona Quarterly, Kansas Quarterly, Fishtrap Anthology, Abbey, Agnostic Lobster, Oregon East, etc. In 2008, Pudding House published his chapbook, The Daughter Poems & Others… He continues to circulate and publish his own brand of “serial poems,” (inter-connected poems by different poets), including The Great Oregon Serial Poem (Talent House 2001) and The Others Side Of The Hill: A Trek Through Eastern Oregon By Poet (Ice River 2003).
Publications and Prizes
The Other Side of the Hill: A Trek Through Eastern Oregon By Poet (Ice River Press, 2003)
Dear Gilbert Sorrentino & Other Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2011), The Meeting-Place of Words (Pudding House Publications, 2010), The Daughter Poems & Others... (Pudding House Publications, 2008)
Abbey Magazine, Arizona Quarterly, English Journal, Fireweed, Fishtrap, Kansas Quarterly, Nomad, Oregon East, Oregon English Journal, Poetry Motel Wallpaper
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Listing last updated: June 9, 2011