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Melissa Jackson, M.F.A.

Melissa Dickson Jackson is a poet and feature writer. She writes for Thrive Magazine for the Coweta Chamber of Commerce, and Lifestyles Magazine. She has published two collections of poetry, Cameo (2011) and Sweet Aegis, Medusa Poems (2013). Her poems can be found in Bitter Southerner, Shenandoah, North American Review, Southern Humanities Review, Cumberland River Review, Southern Women's Review, Literary Mama, and Gravy from the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi. She served as the associate editor of Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poems released by Negative Capability Press in 2015.  She loves kantha quilts, her Instant Pot, and sunny days on the coast. 

  • B.F.A., Fine Arts, Painting, Auburn University, 1992
  • M.F.A., Studio Arts, School of Visual Arts, 1995
  • M.F.A., Creative and Professional Writing, Converse College, 2012

Fall 2020 Sections

Summer 2020 Sections

  • ENGL-1101 (English Composition I) Section: E03

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Summer 2016 Sections

  • ENGL-2130 (American Literature) Section: 91

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Spring 2015 Sections

The Immortal Memory Address January 30, 2016 [View Publication External Resource]

Ghost Tales p 27 [View Publication External Resource]

Mayhayley the Mercurial [View Publication External Resource]

Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poetry [View Publication External Resource]

Bitter Southerner (poem) [View Publication External Resource]

Shenandoah (Two Poems) [View Publication External Resource]

Collection of Poems from New Plains Press [View Publication External Resource]

Collection of Poems from Negative Capability Press [View Publication External Resource]

Cumberland River Review [View Publication External Resource]

Gravy, The Journal of the Southern Foodways Alliance [View Publication External Resource]

Newnan/Coweta Magazine Page 32 [View Publication External Resource]

North American Review Blog [View Publication External Resource]