Fleda Jackson

Fleda Brown Jackson's poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, and many other journals. Her first collection of poems, Fishing With Blood (Purdue University Press, 1988), won the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award. Her second collection, Do Not Peel the Birches (Purdue University Press, 1993) was chosen by Gerald Stern as the winner of the Verna Emery Prize. She also has a chapbook, The Earliest House, published in 1993 by Yarrow. She holds a Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Arkansas and is co-editor of Critical Essays on D.H. Lawrence (G.K. Hall, 1988). She and her husband live in Newark, Delaware, where she is a Professor of English at the University of Delaware. She has two children.

Bibliography from Purdue University Press