About Anna Jacobson | States of Poetry QLD - Series Two

Anna Jacobson States of PoetryAnna Jacobson is a Brisbane-based poet, writer, and artist. Her poetry has been published in literary journals including Cordite, Rabbit, Australian Poetry Journal, Tincture, and Verity La, and it is forthcoming in Meanjin. Anna is currently shortlisted for two categories in the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards: her unpublished memoir How to Knit a Human, which weaves together poetry, photography, and prose, is shortlisted for the Emerging Queensland Writer – Manuscript Award, and she is shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Young Writers and Publishers Award. In 2016 she was shortlisted for the Scribe Nonfiction Prize and the University of Canberra Health Poetry Prize. She was shortlisted for the 2015 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize. Anna is undertaking her Master of Philosophy (Creative Practice), specialising in poetry at QUT.


'Amnesia Findings'



'Finding a Translator'

'Without Corners or Guide'


Anna Jacobson reads her poems ‘Finding a Translator' and 'Without Corners or Guide'

Further Reading and Links

Anna Jacobson's website

Cordite Poetry Review - About Anna Jacobson

Red Room Poetry - About Anna Jacobson