Alys Jackson is a poet and short story writer based in Adelaide, South Australia.
In 2017, she was awarded the Grenfell Henry Lawson Statuette for Prose and the Harold Goodwin Short Story Award. She has twice been shortlisted for the Alan Marshall Short Story Award.
Children’s Fiction: Alys is a regular contributor to the School Magazine, the world’s oldest literary magazine for children, and the Australian Children’s Poetry website.
Her first picture book, The Land Belongs to Me, will be released in late 2018.
In 2017 her website was accredited as a learning destination for the Children’s University.