University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

Faculty - Didi Jackson

Didi Jackson

Didi Jackson, Lecturer

  • MFA Bennington College, 2014
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

Creative Writing

Contact Information

Office: 322 Old Mill

Spring 2018 Office Hours: TBA

Didi Jackson's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Common, and Water~Stone Review among other publications. Her first collection of poems, Killing Jar, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press and was a finalist for the Alice James Book Award, the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize by Persea Books, and the Autumn House Press first book award. Her chapbook, Slag and Fortune, was published by Floating Wolf Quarterly (2013). Currently, she teaches Poetry and the Visual Arts, 20th c. Poetry of War and Witness, and Creative Writing at the University of Vermont and serves as the associate poetry editor for Green Mountains Review.

Courses taught: Poetry and the Visual Arts, Poetry of War and Witness, Creative Writing, Introduction to Poetry