Didi Jackson's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, New England Review, Ploughshares, and The Common, 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 Creative Writing, Poetry and the Visual Arts, and 20th c. Poetry of War and Witness at the University of Vermont and serves as the associate poetry editor for Green Mountains Review.