Anna Jackson has published 5 poetry collections with Auckland University Press, most recently Thicket (2011), shortlisted for the New Zealand Post Book Awards in 2012. She has a DPhil from Oxford, where she has also lectured, and now teaches English Literature at Victoria University of Wellington. Jackson is the author of Diary Poetics: Form and Style in Writers' Diaries 1915-1962 (2010) and, with Charles Ferrall, British Juvenile Fiction 1850-1950: The Age of Adolescence (2009).
"Anna Jackson's 'I, Clodia' poems are fine and dramatic and fresh and original and clever and moving - especially moving as the sequence goes on. Such a great idea, so thoroughly carried through." --C. K. Stead