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Lisa hase-jackson

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Lisa Hase-Jackson is author of Fline & Fire (The Word Works, 2019), winner of the Hilary Tham Capital Collection prize, and Insomnia in Another Town (Clemson University Press), which won the Converse MFA Alumni Prize for Poetry.

Lisa’s poetry explores the complexities of interpersonal relationships and the opaque nature of family history tenderness and clarity while investigating place and displacement; animal life and strange weathers; the exigencies of race, class, and gender as childhood memories emit a dark radiance by which to navigate the present. Born in Portland, Oregon and raised in the Midwest and Southwest, Lisa currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina,


Flint & Fire

Insomnia in Another Tow

Flint & Fire

Insomnia in Another Town


After the Ban

Folio of Poems

Finding Mom

Her Own Girl



You Find Yourself in Kansas City




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Story Seeds Prompt: Blue Eggs

An Art, A Craft, A Mystery: A Novel in Poetry Review

Reparations Now Review




Details for the March 19th reading are as follows:

Converse Visiting Writer: Lisa Hase-Jackson

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 , 4:00pm


Converse University

580 E Main St., Spartanburg, SC


Join us for a reading by Lisa Hase-Jackson. Hase-Jackson is the winner of the Converse MFA Alumni Book Prize for her book Insomnia in Another Town, published by Clemson University Press as part of the Clemson-Converse Literature Series. Lisa is the author of the poetry collections Flint & Fire, recipient of the Hillary Tham Poetry Prize, and Insomnia in Another Town.

The reading is free and open to the public. Hosted by the BFA in Creative and Professional Writing.

This event will be held in Room 201 in the Milliken Fine Arts Building.

The book cover image is attached. Here are the blurbs from the judge and other poets:

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