Major Jackson

Major Jackson is an American poet, professor and the author of three collections of poetry, Holding Company (W.W. Norton, 2010) and Hoops (W.W. Norton, 2006), were both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry. Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002), was winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Award Circle.

Listen to the radio special featuring an interview with Major Jackson, plus reflections on Jackson—the man and the poet—by Norwich English professor Dr. Patricia J. Ferreira. (Produced by Jacque Day at the WNUB studios.)


Visit Major Jackson’s website.