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Didi Jackson

Visiting Assistant Professor

Didi Jackson is the author of MOON JAR (Red Hen Press, 2020), a finalist for Alice James Book Award, Lexi Rudnitsky Book Award, and Autumn House Book Award. Her poems have appeared in The New YorkerNew England ReviewKenyon Review, and Ploughshares among other journals and magazines. Her chapbook, Slag and Fortune was published by Floating Wolf Quarterly (2013). She has had poems in Best American PoetryAcademy of American Poets’ Poem-a-dayThe Slow Down with Tracy K. Smith, and most recently Together in Sudden Strangeness: America’s Poets Respond to the Pandemic. She serves as a contributing editor for Green Mountains Review and currently teaches creative writing at Vanderbilt University.