About the Editor

Lisa Hase-Jackson earned her Master’s Degree in English with an emphasis in poetry from Kansas State University in 2007 and an MFA from Converse College’s Low-Residency program (Spartanburg, S.C.) in July 2015. Her poems have appeared in such literary magazines as Susquehanna Review, Midwest Quarterly, Sugar Mule, Kansas City Voices, Pilgrimage, As/Us Journal and are forthcoming in Jasper/Fall Lines and Blast FurnaceHer poems have also been anthologized in People Poetry, To The Stars Through Difficulty: A Kansas Renga; and Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga. Links to some of these poems can be accessed in the publication list below. Lisa is editor of 200 New Mexico Poems, a New Mexico Centennial Project, which won second place in the New Mexico Press Women’s 2013 Communications Contest for Non-Profit Blog. Working with Levi Romero and the University of New Mexico Press, she is revising and expanding the project’s scope for publication. In 2013, she received the Red Shoes Award for her contribution to New Mexico’s poetry and her poem, “Prairie Rumors,” first published in Kansas City Voices, won first place in the New Mexico Press Women’s 2013 Communications Contest for Single Verse and received honorable mention in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2013 National Contest. Her Poem “Cesar Chavez” was nominated for an AWP Intro Award. Currently, Lisa teaches English and Poetry at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. and is the Review Editor for South 85 Journal.

Interview with Sharon Vandermeer:



Lisa Hase-Jackson reads “May 1968” by Sharon Olds

Poetry Publications:

“Junk Mail,” Jasper/Fall Lines Literary Magazine, Forthcoming

“Carnival,” Blast Furnace, Forthcoming

“Cesar Chavez,” As/Us, October 2014

“Ruth, Lonely Is,” Pilgrimage,

Two Haiku, Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga, Dos Gatos Press, 2013

“Hope Chest,” Johnson County Library Poem a Day Blog (National Poetry Month Celebration), April 22, 2013

Couplet in Tupulo Press’ The Million Line Poem, January, 2013

“Prairie Rumors,” Kansas City Voices, Issue 10,November 2012

“Balloon Season,” 200 New Mexico Poems:A New Mexico Centennial Project, October 2012

“Radishes,” “Prairie Desert,” Sugar Mule Literary Magazine #41, Women Writing Nature, September 2012

“Tuptim Thai,” “Blue Stem,” Blue Ships Creative Arts Magazine, Issue 1, April 2011 (cool cover art by my daughter, Casey Hase!)

“Confused Articulation,” Diversion Press “People Poetry” Anthology, Spring 2011

Missed, Subscribe Online Literary Magazine, Spring 2010

Creative Pulse, STIR: Festival of Words Chapbook Summer 2009

“Forty Acres,” Midwest Quarterly, Summer 2007

“Moonbathing,” Susquehanna Review, Summer 2005

“Born Blue,” “Moonlight and Nightowl,” Inscape Literary Magazine, Summer 2005


What we Talk About When We Talk About Poetry” with Gary Jackson, South 85 Journal, May 2015

How Brian Setzer Found, and Kept, His Audience,” South 85 Journal, October, 2014

Five Weird Ways to Get Writing Done,” Writers March, March, 2014.

The Power of Limited Choice,” Writers March, March 2013

Five Tips for Retrieving Memories,” This New Mountain by Cate Macabe (reprint of “Five Tips for Retrieving Memories and Developing Your Memoir” published in the July 2012 issue of SouthWest Sage.)


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