'Jackson' 'Jackson' i(7813112 works by)
Also writes as: Janet Jackson
Gender: Female
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Jackson was born in Cumbria, England, and lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. She is a computer science graduate and poet. She is currently (June 2017) working toward her PhD in Writing at Edith Cowan University.

Since 1991, her work has been published in Australian and overseas journals and anthologies, including the Australian Poetry Journal and the Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry. She has published two books, a chapbook, seven zines, and a CD.

Her hundreds of public appearances include the Queensland and Tasmanian Poetry Festivals. Since 2008 she has taught and edited creative writing and poetry privately and for many organisations. In 2009 she established Perth Poetry Club, which she coordinated until 2012. She is the founding editor of online poetry journal Uneven Floor, established in 2013.

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  • Jackson published as 'Janet Jackson' until mid-2012, when she switched to the primary name 'Jackson'.

  • In addition to the awards individually listed below, Jackson also won the Poetry Matters Editor's Award in 2014.

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Personal Awards

2014 second prize Glen Phillips Poetry Prize
2014 first prize Ethel Webb Bundell Literary Award
2014 second place Karen W Treanor Poetry Awards Open Category for Among
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