WRITER & FACILITATOR


Based near Frome, Somerset, Rosie Jackson offers workshops in poetry and memoir writing in the UK and world-wide, as well as individual mentoring. 

Rosie is widely published. Her books include The Glass Mother: A Memoir, The Light Box (Poetry), Mothers Who Leave, Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion and What the Ground Holds. 

She has won many awards including 1st prize at Wells Poetry Festival 2018, and 1st prize in the Stanley Spencer Competition, Cookham 2017. Rosie collaborates with film maker Gordon McKerrow on poetry films.

Poetry film by Rosie Jackson & Gordon McKerrow

‘Rosie is a fine, fine writer.’ Daniel Ladinsky, Hafiz: The Gift

‘If you are looking for an exceptional editor, Rosie is worth her weight in gold.’ Sophie Sabbage, The Cancer Whisperer, 2016

‘Rosie’s workshops did more for me than the entire M.A. course. Her generosity of spirit lifts work to new, exciting levels.’ Deborah Gregory, The Cornflake House