About Jasmine

Jasmine Lamb (née Swaney) holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and a Master of Arts in Creative Writing (Fiction) from University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK.

Jasmine’s freelance experience runs the gamut from writing and proofreading web content to writing original Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) tests. Jasmine has taught college-level academic writing classes in various programs at Helena College, and she currently teaches creative writing courses through The Lamb Group, Inc.

Jasmine is also co-founder and co-editor of Montana Mouthful, an independent, non-profit literary magazine devoted to publishing short fiction and nonfiction, poetry, and artwork.

She was born in Traverse City, Michigan, but she lives in Helena, Montana, with her husband, Ben.

Writing Samples


“Lip in a Dark Age” (The Helena Vigilante, 2012) 

“Rapid Conflagration” (The Helena Vigilante, 2012)

“Snickerdoodle” (Underground Voices, 2011) *Story later appeared in Underground Voices 2011 print anthology, Hotel Oblivion.


“An Old Two Dollar Bill or a New One” (Montana Mountain Mamas, 2013)

“Stuffed” (The Helena Vigilante, 2013)

“Trailing Behind” (Montana Mountain Mamas, 2013)

“Remembering to Forget” (Montana Mouthful, “Romance Gone Wrong” Issue; Pgs. 64-67).