Jack Estes is the author of the critically acclaimed book A Field of Innocence, a memoir of his service in Vietnam in 1968-69. His articles and essays have appeared in Newsweek, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and the Oregonian.
He has also written an award winning screenplay entitled A Soldiers Son, which has been adapted for print and will soon be published as novel.
He has written a book of fiction titled Searching for Gurney that has not been published, but excerpts were used to win a Fellowship at Squaw Valley Writers Conference, to be accepted at Breadloaf and to take First Place at Willamette Writers Conference.
After over 25 years, A Field of Innocence is now available on Amazon.com in both paperback and Kindle editions. Learn more on our Books page.
Look for Jack's new book A Soldier's Son which is scheduled for release sometime in late 2015/early 2016.
Coming August 1, 2015: An excerpt from Searching for Gurney will be published in the new literary magazine Timberline Review, available online and in select bookstores.
Watch this video interview of Jack by Dr. Veronica Esagui on the "Author's Forum." Jack discusses his combat experience in Vietnam and how writing became a way for him to deal with PTSD after the war.