Major Jackson is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors. He teaches at the University of Vermont and is the poetry editor of the Harvard Review. His first book, Leaving Saturn, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. Each of his last two collections, Hoops and Holding Company, was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature–Poetry. He lives in South Burlington, Vermont.
Books by Major Jackson
"A devastatingly beautiful collection of strange and wonderful poems." —Poetry DailyMore
Lush reflections on ordinary lives, displaying “formal talents and [Jackson’s] capacity for expanding the lyric potential of narrative” (Rain Taxi).More
This breakthrough volume appropriates the vernacular
notion of “rolling deep” to explore human intimacy and war.More