Andy Jackson

Andy Jackson is from Salford but has lived in Scotland for 25 years. He is editor of several poetry anthologies including Split Screen (2012), Tour de Vers (2013) and Saboteur-nominated Double Bill (2014, all on Red Squirrel Press). He co-edited with W.N. Herbert a 600-year anthology of Dundee poetry entitled Whaleback City (2013), and also the recently-concluded New Boots and Pantisocracies blog project. His Red Squirrel Press collection The Assassination Museum will be followed by a second collection A Beginner’s Guide To Cheating later this year. His poems have appeared in Poetry News, Magma, Blackbox Manifold, Trespass and New Writing Scotland, among other publications. He was winner of the National Galleries of Scotland competition in 2008 and the inaugural Baker Prize in 2012.