Anne Cluysenaar, daughter of the Belgian painter John Cluysenaar, graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1957 and took Irish citizenship in 1961.
She has lived on a smallholding in Wales with her husband Walt Jackson for over 20 years, and edits poetry for the journal Scintilla, now in its fifteenth year.
Recent publications include: Timeslips, new and selected poems, (Carcanet: 1997), Batu-Angas: Envisioning Nature with Alfred Russel Wallace, (Seren: 2008) and autobiographical poems, Water to Breathe, (Flarestack: 2009).
Her work has appeared in many anthologies and was included in Poetry 1900 – 2000, One hundred poets from Wales, The Library of Wales, ed. Meic Stephens, (Parthian: 2007).