Anna Jacobson is an award-winning writer and artist from Meanjin (Brisbane). Her poetry collection Amnesia Findings (UQP) won the 2018 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize. Anna’s second illustrated poetry collection, Anxious in a Sweet Store was published with Upswell in 2023. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Creative Writing from the Queensland University of Technology. Anna’s memoir How to Knit a Human is forthcoming with NewSouth Publishing in 2024. Her poetry chapbook The Last Postman (Vagabond Press, 2018) is part of the deciBels 3 series. Anna’s website is


Anna Jacobson reads 'Nana's Shower Cap Brooch'

Anna Jacobson reads 'Instead of Walking Alone I Join a Walking Group'