Hendrik Jackson was born in Düsseldorf in 1971. His poems follow the traces of apparently unnoticed processes, making visible what perhaps only happens behind closed eyelids, in dream, memory and imagination. As well as working as a poet. essayist and translator, mainly from the Russian, Jackson edits the web portal www.lyrikkritik.de. He is also co-organiser of the literary series Parlandopark, where such writers as Marte Huke, Monika Rinck, Christian Filips and Steffen Popp have read and discussed their work.
Hendrik Jackson grew up in Münster (Westphalia) and studied Film Studies, Slavic Studies and Philsophy in Berlin, where he lives as a freelance writer and translator. His prizes include the Wolfgang Weyrauch Promotion Prize in 2005 and the Promotion Prize of the Friedrich Hölderlin Prize of the City of Bad Homburg in2008.
Publications (a selection):
Im Innern der zerbrechenden Schale. Poetik und Pastichen (kookbooks 2007)
Dunkelströme. Gedichte (kookbooks 2006)
Im Licht der Prophezeiungen (kookbooks 2012)