Jack Houston

Jack Houston is a writer from London. His poetry has been published in a wide range of literary magazines and in a few anthologies, been shortlisted for the Basil Bunting and Keats-Shelley Prizes and taken second prize in the 2017 Poetry London Competition. He works within Hackney’s Libraries where he has held a range of poetry events, most recently an online Lockdown Poetry Workshop. He also teaches a poetry writing course for a local chapter of Age UK. As a mature student, he received a BA in Creative Writing from London Metropolitan University and then went on to receive an MA in Writing Poetry from Newcastle University. 

Anthologies featuring Jack Houston

The BBC National Short Story Award 2020

One of the most prestigious literary prizes for a single short story in the UK reaches its fifteenth anniversary.