Mackay, Jessie (F)

Surname: Mackay
Forename(s): Jessie
b. 15 December 1864. d. 23 August 1938. Nationality: New Zealandic. VIAF.
Poet, teacher, and journalist. Suffragette and anti-vivisectionist. Born to Scottish parents in Canterbury, New Zealand. Journalist for Otago Witness and edited Canterbury Times from 1906 to 1917. Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for Mackay’s The Return of Tanē, published on 19 August 1893, lists her address as Trentham, Fairlie, So. Canterbury, New Zealand (NLS Dep 341/370). Additional biographical information: DNZB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Return of Tanē 1893-08-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13310
Egeria’s Daughter 1894-12 Atalanta Poet 2324
“In Visions of the Dark Night” 1895-12 Atalanta Poet 2355