A photograph of poet Skye Jackson. She is wearing red lipstick and is standing behind a tree branch.
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Skye Jackson was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has served as a poetry editor for Bayou Magazine, French Quarter Journal & Tilted House. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Green Mountains Review, RATTLE, Rigorous, Xavier Review and the I Am New Orleans anthology. Her debut chapbook, A Faster Grave, won the 2019 Antenna Prize. She was a finalist for the 2020 RATTLE Poetry Prize. Poets & Writers has recognized her as a New Orleans “Poet to Watch.” Find her at or on Instagram at @skyeinthecity.

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