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Major Jackson

Major Jackson is the author of Roll Deep,Hoops, Holding Company, and Leaving Saturn, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He 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. He lives in South Burlington, Vermont.

Awards

Books by Major Jackson

  1. Book CoverHolding Company: Poems


    "A devastatingly beautiful collection of strange and wonderful poems." —Poetry DailyMore

  2. Book CoverHoops: Poems


    Lush reflections on ordinary lives, displaying “formal talents and [Jackson’s] capacity for expanding the lyric potential of narrative” (Rain Taxi).More

  3. Book CoverRoll Deep: Poems


    This breakthrough volume appropriates the vernacular notion of “rolling deep” to explore human intimacy and war.More