Lane Jennings has written mostly poetry, published in literary magazines (Amelia, Antietam Review, Bitterroot, Bogg, Gargoyle, Little Patuxent Review, Nebula, Third Wind, Treasure House, Visions, etc.), and the books Lineage: Prose and Poetry of Three Generations (Xlibris, 2012), Virtual Futures: Worldviews of Alternative Tomorrows (Other Worlds Pess, 1996) and Fabrications: New and Collected Poems (Black Buzzard Press, 1998). He has also published a few short stories, and one novel, Satisfaction (Xlibris, 2016).
After graduating from Williams College in 1966, he studied theatre directing on a Fulbright Scholarship in Munich, Germany, and earned an MA and PhD in German literature from Harvard University. He has also taught English in Hong Kong and worked as an escort-interpreter for the U.S. Department of State.
From 1984 to 1990 Lane wrote scripts and voice-over narration for documentary television shows produced and broadcast on PBS and in Europe. He served for over 40 years as an editor and writer for the World Future Society, retiring in 2015 as Managing Editor of the professional journal World Future Review. Now semi-retired, Lane still does freelance editing and works at screenplay-writing.