U.S.A. / 1996
"Jackson was born October 1st in Augusta, Georgia, earned a B.A. from Goddard College and an M.L.S. from the University of the District of Colombia, and has lived in Washington, D.C. since 1959. He has contributed to a wide variety of periodicals. Author of Fingering the Keys (1990), Jackson also wrote an earlier chapbook, Potentially Yours. He works as an archivist in the Duke Ellington Collection at the Smithsonian Institution." - Biography from source material: The Garden Thrives: 20th Century African-American Poetry.