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.