Lisa Hase-Jackson holds a Master’s Degree in English with an emphasis in poetry from Kansas State University an MFA from Converse College’s Low-Residency program (Spartanburg, S.C.). Her poems have appeared in such literary magazines as Midwest Quarterly, Sugar Mule, Kansas City Voices, Pilgrimage, As/Us Journal, and Kansas Time and Place. Her poems have also been anthologized in People Poetry, To The Stars Through Difficulty: A Kansas Renga, and Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga. She is the editor of 200 New Mexcio Poems, a New Mexico Centennial Project, which won second place in the New Mexico Press Women’s 2013 Communications Contest for Non-Profit Blog, and is compiling an anthology of selected poems from the project to be considered by the University of New Mexico Press for publication.
Lisa received the Red Shoes Award for her contribution to New Mexico’s poetry community in 2013 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 as well as received honorable mention in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2013 National Contest.
Lisa possess over ten years’ experience teaching at such universities as Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas; the University of New Mexico, National American University, and Central New Mexico Community College, in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Chung Dahm Learning in Anyang, South Korea; Metropolitan Community College in Independence, Missouri; and, most recently, the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where she teaches Introduction to Academic Writing and Introduction to Poetry. In addition, she writes and teaches on a free-lance basis.
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