Ann Marie Jackson

ANN MARIE JACKSON is the award-winning author of The Broken Hummingbird and a columnist for Mexico News Daily. Jackson is also co-founder of microlending organization Mano Amiga and former Vice President of Casita Linda, which builds homes for families living in extreme poverty in central Mexico. Early in her career, after earning degrees from Stanford and Harvard, Jackson joined the U.S. Department of State to promote human rights in China and other East Asian and Pacific Island nations. She has worked with Human Rights Watch, A Better Chance, and Internews to further social justice causes and advance respect for human rights. A portion of the proceeds from book sales will benefit Casita Linda and Mano Amiga. A native of Seattle, Washington, Jackson resides in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

The Broken Hummingbird is a 2023 International Book Awards Finalist for Women’s Fiction and 2023 American Fiction Awards Finalist for Women's Fiction and Best New Fiction.