Jack Mackey lives in Rehoboth Beach Delaware, USA. Jack hold a master's degree in English from the University of Maryland.

Jack's poetry is published in anthologies from the Rehoboth Beach Writer's Guild, the Eastern Shore Writer's Association, and Darkhouse Books. The following journals have published his poems: Mojave River Review, Rat’s Ass Review, Mobius, Writer’s Resist, Third Wednesday, Anti-Heroin Chic, The Broadkill Review, Gargoyle, and others.

Jack is a 2021 Delaware Division of the Arts Fellow in poetry (Emerging Professional).