Lisa Hase-Jackson


Charleston, SC

Author's Bio

Lisa Hase-Jackson’s debut collection of poetry, Flint and Fire, was selected by Jericho Brown for the 2019 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series, an imprint of the Word Works in Washington DC. She holds an MFA in poetry from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a MA in English from Kansas State University. Writing coach and full-time writer, Lisa is Editor in Chief of South 85 Journal and founding editor of Zingara Poetry Review.

Services offered:Consulting, developmental editing, coaching, tutoring, online workshops and classes.

Recent publications:

Emrys Review, “Just,” May 2021

Witty Partition, “Maple,” Aril 1, 2021

Ice on a Hot Stove, “Just” and “Yield,” Clemson University Press, Forthcoming,

Kakalak, “The Owls at Midday,” Summer 2020

Willawaw Journal, “You Find Yourself in Kansas City,” September 21, 2019 

Publications & Prizes

Flint & Fire (Word Works, 2019)
Prizes won: 
  • Vermont Studio Center Merit Scholarship, December Residency, 2019
  • Hilary Tham Capital Collections Series, 2019
  • Missouri State Poetry Society, Second Place, Free Verse, Any Subject, Summer 2016, for “I Can Neither Acquire a Smile”
  • National Press Women’s, Honorable Mention for Single Verse, August 2013, for “Prairie Rumors”
  • New Mexico Press Women’s First Place Award, Single Verse Category, April 2013, for “Prairie Rumors”
  • New Mexico Press Women’s, Second Place, Communication Category, April 2013, for 200 New Mexico Poems
  • Red Shoes Award, Corrales New Mexico, April 2013, for Contributions to the Poetry Community
  • Poetry Society of New Hampshire, Honorable Mention, Free Verse, June, 2011, for “Hope Chest”

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
In alphabetical order: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichee, Elizabeth Bishop, Eavan Boland, Suzanne Cleary, Natalie Diaz, Denise Duhamel, Nicole Terez Dutton, Claudia Emmerson, Melissa Febos, Amy Fleury, Louise Gluck, Toni Morrison, Rick Mulkey, Joyce Carol Oates, Sharon Olds, Natasha Trethewey,
What I'm reading now: 
If One of us Should Fall by Nicole Terez Dutton, Collected Works by Elizabeth Bishop, Best Words, Best Order by Stephen Dobyns

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Portland, OR
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Kansas City, MO
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Last update: Apr 17, 2021