Lori Lamothe



Author's Bio

Lori Lamothe is an assistant English professor, writer and the author of four full-length collections, Tulip Fever (Kelsay Books), Trace Elements (Aldrich Press), Happily (Aldrich Press) and Kirlian Effect (FutureCycle Press), as well as several chapbooks. She holds a Masters in English, as well as an MFA from the University of Houston-Victoria.

Her poetry, fiction and nonfiction articles have 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. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize four times and received her first "Best of the Net" nomination in 2022. A former baker, policy analyst and security guard, she now teaches community college full-time. 

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: 

Vocal "Get Comfortable" Poetry Challenge, First Place, 2022; Vocal "From Across the Room" Poetry Challenge, Second Place, 2022; 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: Jul 06, 2024