Ashaki M. Jackson

Los Angeles, CA

Author's Bio

Ashaki M. Jackson is a social psychologist and poet. She is a Cave Canem and VONA alumna whose work appears in CURA, Pluck! and Prairie Schooner among others. She is the author of two chapter-length collections – Surveillance (Writ Large Press) and Language Lesson (MIEL). She lives in Los Angeles.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Cave Canem XI
(Cave Canem, 2007)
, Cave Canem XII
(Willow Books, 2012)
, Cave Canem XIII
(Willow Books, 2013)
, Coloring Book
(Rattlecat Press, 2004)
, Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop
(AK Press, 2014)
, Read Women: An Anthology
(Locked Horn Press, 2014)
Journals: 
Eleven Eleven, Generations, inch, , PLUCK!, Prairie Schooner, r.kv.r.y. quarterly, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, Suisun Valley Review, The Drunken Boat, The Rumpus, The Splinter Generation
Chapbook: 
Surveillance
(Writ Large Press, 2016)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Native American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
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Last updated: May 07, 2016