Skye Jackson

Skye Jackson was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has served as a poetry editor for Bayou Magazine, French Quarter Journal, and 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.