In Anna Jackson's fifth collection of poetry, a rich and leafy life is closing in on the poet. Anna Jackson constantly turns her attention to the brambled path, the track less followed, the subterranean presences in everyday life.
New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Poetry
Poet Anna Jackson made her debut in AUP New Poets 1 and has since published four poetry collections with AUP: The Long Road to Teatime (2000), The Pastoral Kitchen (2001), Catullus for Children (2003) and The Gas Leak (2006). She lives in Wellington and teaches in the English Department at Victoria University of Wellington and is the author of Diary Poetics: Form and Style in Writers' Diaries 1915-1962 (2010) and, with Charles Ferrall, British Juvenile Fiction 1850-1950: The Age of Adolescence (2009).