Born in Portland, Oregon in 1964, Jack Lewis is a middle-aged curmudgeon of catholic writing proclivity. Jack holds a BA English cum laude from Washington State University and an MFA in screenwriting from the University of Southern California. He wears thick glasses, drinks Ardbeg, owns two motorcycles and a chainsaw, and prefers slip-on shoes.
Editorial writing earlier in Jack’s career resulted in the D.B. Houston Journalism Prize, SPJ Editorial Writing honors, Best of the Palouse citation, and WSU Philosophy Club Gadfly of the Year.More recently Jack has contributed stories to Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of United States Troops and Their Families and to The Devil Can Ride: The World’s Best Motorcycle Writing. Litsam published Jack’s memoir Nothing in Reserve: True Stories, not War Stories in 2011.