Ross Jackson

Ross Jackson is a retired teacher who lives in Perth, Western Australia. He writes poetry and short prose fiction pieces.
Ross has had work in many literary journals and on poetry websites across Australia. He has been published in Westerly, Cordite Poetry, Rabbit Poetry, APJ Members Anthology, Stylus Lit, Eureka Street, Communion, Idiom 23, Unusual Work, Tamba, Prayers of a Secular World, Melbourne Poets Union magazine, Writ Poetry Review, Adelaide Independent and The Mozzie. He has also had work appear in New Zealand, Canada, Ireland and the UK.
Ross has had poems shortlisted for local awards on many occasions. His short story, Cinnabar Dreaming won first prize in the 2012 Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Award, in 2014 he was second place getter in Poetry d’Amour, he had a third place in the 2016 Peter Cowan Patrons Prize for Poets and has been highly commended in the Karen W Treanor Poetry Award and in the Tom Collins Poetry Prize.