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Andy Jackson

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Contact: azjackson65@gmail.com
Local authority: Perth and Kinross
Languages: English
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I am a poet with two full collections and a further eight anthologies as editor or co-editor, both in printed and web-based formats. Several of the editing projects involved large-scale co-ordination and project management involving over a hundred poets over many months. Some of these anthologies have led to a string of innovative and engaging live events across the UK to present the work of collaborating poets.

I also have considerable experience in facilitating writers through workshops and other similar events. I particularly enjoy organising and participating in live presentation of poetry to mixed audiences, and working to connect poets through collaborative projects.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Adolescence; Ageing; Childhood; Class & society; Comedy, humour & funny books; Death, grief & bereavement; Discrimination & Prejudice; Editing & editing your own work; Family; Friendship; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Human rights; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Music; Politics; Publishing & getting published; Religion & Beliefs; Science; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+