Lola Haskins

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Lola Haskins is an American poet.


Born in New York, raised in northern California, Lola Haskins has lived in San Francisco, Greece, and Mexico. She now divides her time between Northern England and North-Central Florida.

She has published fourteen books—the outliers being a poetry advice book, an exploration of fifteen Florida cemeteries, and a book of prose-poem fables about women,illustrated by Maggie Taylor.

Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Prairie Schooner,[1] The Missouri Review,[2] Mississippi Review,[3] The London Review of Books, Georgia Review, Southern Review.

She taught Computer Science at the University of Florida for 28 years, then, from 2004 until 2015 she twas on the faculty of the Rainier Writer's Workshop, a low res MFA program based at Pacific Lutheran University.




  • Not Feathers Yet: A Beginner's Guide to the Poetic Life. The Backwaters Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-9785782-6-8. 
  • Solutions Beginning with A, fables about women. Illustrator Maggie Taylor. Modernbook. 2007. 
  • Fifteen Florida Cemeteries: Strange Tales Unearthed,University Press of Florida,2011




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