A.B. Jackson

Wednesday 14 February @ 10PM. Cork Arts Theatre

 

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Andrew Buchanan Jackson was born in Glasgow in 1965 and raised in Bramhall, Cheshire. He attended Bell Baxter High School in Cupar, Fife, and studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
He has a PhD in Creative Writing from Sheffield Hallam University.
His first book, Fire Stations, was published by Anvil Press in 2003, and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection that year.
In 2010 he won first prize in the Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition, and in 2011 Donut Press published a limited edition pamphlet, Apocrypha, which was the PBS Pamphlet Choice for Summer 2011.
His second full collection, The Wilderness Party (Bloodaxe Books), is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
He works at Cambridge University Library. 

 

Links

AB Jackson's website

Read Jackson's poems at the Poetry International

Link to The Wilderness Party published by Bloodaxe

 

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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival

 

 

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