Lisa M. Hase-Jackson’s debut collection of poetry, Flint and Fire was selected for the 2019 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series prize by Jericho Brown. She holds an MFA in poetry from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a MA in English from Kansas State University. Her award-winning poetry has appeared in such journals as The Midwest Quarterly, Kansas City Voices, Fall Lines, and The South Carolina Review. Born in Portland, Oregon and raised primarily in the Midwest, Lisa is a traveler at heart and has spent her adult years living and writing in such places as Anyang, South Korea, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Spoleto, Italy. Her current perch is Charleston, South Carolina where she writes and teaches poetry and creative writing in community settings and the College of Charleston. Lisa is Editor in Chief for South 85 Journal and founding editor of Zingara Poetry Review.