Hi, my name is Alys Jackson and I'm a poet and writer

based in Adelaide, South Australia.

My work has been published in magazines,

anthologies and online.

Alys Jackson is a poet and short story writer based in Adelaide, South Australia.

Fiction for Adults

Her short fiction and poetry appears in magazines, anthologies and online in Australia, North America and Europe.

In 2017, she was awarded the Grenfell Henry Lawson Statuette for Prose and the Harold Goodwin Short Story Award. She has been shortlisted for the Alan Marshall Short Story Award three times.

Children’s Fiction

Alys’ fiction and poetry for children has been published in magazines in Australia and Europe. She is a regular contributor to the School Magazine, the world’s oldest literary magazine for children.

Her first picture book, This Land Belongs to Me, will be released in late 2019 by Big Sky Publishing.

In 2017 her website was accredited as a learning destination for the Children’s University.

The Land Belongs to Me is due for publication in August 2019