Jacqueline Crooks

Jacqueline Crooks is a Jamaican-born writer. Her short stories have been published by MsLexia, Granta and Virago, and she was featured in the Breaking Ground list of the Best British Writers of Colour. Her collection, The Ice Migration (Peepal Tree Press, 2018), was longlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize in the Political Fiction category, and she has also been shortlisted for the Ashram and Wasafiri New Writing awards. Jacqueline has a degree in Social Policy from Roehampton University of Surrey and an MA in Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths University. She delivers writing workshops to socially excluded communities, primarily older people, refugees and asylum seekers, disadvantaged children and young people.

Anthologies featuring Jacqueline Crooks

The BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Featuring the five stories shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2019, the 14th year of the UK's most prestigious short story prize.