Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Alexis Jackson, Poet

Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Alexis Jackson, Poet

Date and Time

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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  • Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Virtual event

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Please join us for our first spring event of the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series on Thursday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m. for a reading, craft talk, and Q&A with our very own Alexis Jackson. 

Black Woman Writer and Philadelphia native, Alexis V. Jackson earned her MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts in 2018, where she was a Chair’s Fellow, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in writing from Messiah College in 2013. Erica Hunt selected Jackson’s forthcoming debut collection, “My Sisters’ Country” (Fall 2021) as second-place winner of Kore Press Institute’s 2019 Poetry Prize. She has served as a reader for several publications, including Callaloo and Bomb Magazine. Jackson lectures in the University of San Diego’s English Department. She has also taught poetry at her alma mater, Messiah College.

Zoom Information:

Thursday, March 4, 12:30 p.m.
Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Alexis V. Jackson
Meeting ID: 923 6225 6888
Passcode: Cropper

Event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions, please contact Brad Melekian, Director of the Cropper Center, at

Sponsored by the Cropper Center for Creative Writing.

Cropper, photo of Alexis Jackson

This event is open to the public

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Brad Melekian