Anna Jacobson is an award-winning writer and artist from Brisbane. Amnesia Findings (UQP, 2019) is her first full-length poetry collection, which won the 2018 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize. Her second poetry collection, Anxious in a Sweet Store, is forthcoming with Upswell in September 2023. She was shortlisted in the Poetry and Digital Innovation Categories for the Woollahra Digital Literary Award. In 2020 Anna won the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Writing and was awarded a Queensland Writers Fellowship. In 2018 she won the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award. Her poetry chapbook The Last Postman (Vagabond Press, 2018) was published as part of the deciBel 3 series. She has been a finalist in the Brisbane Portrait Prize, Blake Art Prize and Marie Ellis Prize for Drawing. Her website is


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

Anna Jacobson reads 'Nana's Shower Cap Brooch'