Mackay, Jessie (F)

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

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