Lori Lamothe


Author's Bio

Lori Lamothe is a freelance journalist and the author of three full-length collections, Trace Elements (Aldrich Press), Happily (Aldrich Press) and Kirlian Effect (FutureCycle Press), as well as several chapbooks. She focuses on true crime, cold cases and missing persons cases. Her fourth poetry manuscript, Tulip Fever, is forthcoming in 2022.

Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Blackbird, CALYX, DIAGRAM, Hayden's Ferry, History of Yesterday, The Journal, NewsBreak, Painted Bride Quarterly, Seattle Review, Third Coast, The Writing Cooperative and other magazines. A four-time Pushcart nominee, she lives in New England with her family and two rescue huskies. A former baker, policy analyst and security guard, she now teaches community college part-time and writes about true crime. 

Publications & Prizes

Tulip Fever (Kelsay Books, 2022)
Kirlian Effect (FutureCycle Press, 2017)
Happily (Aldrich Press, 2015)
Trace Elements (Aldrich Press, 2014)
Endless After All (Origami Zoo Press, 2016)
Ouija in Suburbia (Dancing Girl Press, 2015)
Diary in Irregular Ink (ELJ Publications, 2014)
Prizes won: 

Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship, 2014; Grub Street Scholarship, 2014 Scholarship, Fine Arts Work Center, 2015 Scholarship, Wesleyan Writers Conference, 2015

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Last update: Nov 24, 2021