Jade Amoli-Jackson lives in Clapham Junction. Following her degree, she worked as a sports reporter on television and Radio, and on national and local papers. Her sister, father and other family members were killed by government soldiers and, with her own life in danger, she arrived in the UK as a refugee in July 2001. She is a member of the Medical Foundation’s Write To Life group and published her first collection of poetry, Moving A Country, in 2013, edited by Tom Green and Lucy Popescu and supported by Platforma. Jade has also performed work at the Battersea Arts Centre and Tate galleries. She has been a volunteer at the Refugee Council since 2005.