Didi Jackson's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Common, and Water~Stone Review among other publications. Her manuscript, Almost Animal, (now Killing Jar) 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. Didi's first collection of poems, Killing Jar, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. 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 poetry editor for Green Mountains Review.