Alexis V. Jackson

Black Woman Writer and Philadelphia native, Alexis V. Jackson earned her MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts in 2018, where she was a Chair’s Fellow, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in writing from Messiah College in 2013. Erica Hunt selected Jackson’s forthcoming debut collection, “My Sisters’ Country” (Fall 2021) as second-place winner of Kore Press Institute’s 2019 Poetry Prize. She has served as a reader for several publications, including Callaloo and Bomb Magazine, and her work has appeared in 805 Lit + Art Magazine and is forthcoming in Jubilat. Jackson lectures in the University of San Diego’s English Department. She has also taught poetry at her alma mater Messiah College.
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