Jane Morton

is a poet and writer based in Birmingham, Alabama. They received their MFA from the University of Alabama, where they were Online Editor for Black Warrior Review. Their debut chapbook Snake Lore won the Black River Chapbook Contest and is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2024 – look here for more details or to pre-order the collection. Their work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, and they have received a Fulbright Fellowship and a Katharine Bakeless Nason scholarship for the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference. They currently teach English and creative writing at the University of Alabama.



“Development” in Quarterly West (Web)
“Self Portrait in the Mirror” in Ninth Letter (Print
“Hunger” in Gulf Coast (Print)
“Self Portrait as Bacchus” in West Branch (Forthcoming) 
“Promise” in West Branch (Forthcoming) 
“Nature” in West Branch (Forthcoming) 
“Snake Lore” in Boulevard (Print)
“Distance” in Frontier Poetry (Web)  
“Aubade with Cow Tongue and Wisteria” in The Journal (Print)
“Refrain” in New South (Web
“Drive” in New South (Web
“Snake Lore” in Passages North (Print)
“Dogwood” in Third Coast (Print)
“One Summer He Showed Me Mayflies” in The Rupture (Web)
“Tiktaalik” in The Offing (Web)
“Split Portrait” in Booth (Web & Print
“Self Portrait with Feathers” in Meridian (Print)
“Overnight” in Poetry Northwest  (Print)
“Milk Snake” in Sugar House Review (Print)
“Chorus, Legs on Legs”  in Poet Lore (Print)
“Overgrowth” in Cutbank (Print)
“Cottonmouth” in Chicago Quarterly Review (Print)
“Solstice” in Chicago Quarterly Review (Print)
“Snake Lore” in The Lilac Issue of Fairy Tale Review (Print)
“There are so many flies in the kitchen” in Hunger Mountain (Web)
“Thistle” in Hunger Mountain (Web)
“Drought” in Redivider (Web)
“Shedding Season” in The Rupture (Web)
“Aubade” in The Rupture (Web)
“Self Portraits in Retrospect” in Muzzle (Web)
“Dayton” in Yemassee (Print) 

“Death or The Dog” in Joyland (Web
“The Forest” in Cream City Review (Print)
“The Sun, The Water” in Dream Pop Press (Web)