Jill Jones 




My Ruined Lyrics الانجليزية

Wave الانجليزية

The Beautiful Anxiety الانجليزية

The Slide الانجليزية

Afternoon Grey In الانجليزية

Jill Jones 

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* 01.01.1951, Sydney, أستراليا
يعيش في: Adelaide, أستراليا

Jill Jones has published nine books of poetry, and a number of chapbooks. In 1993 she won the Mary Gilmore Award for her first book, The Mask and the Jagged Star (Hazard Press). Her latest books are Breaking the Days (Whitmore Press), and The Beautiful Anxiety (Puncher and Wattmann), which won the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her work is represented in a number of major anthologies including the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian LiteratureThe Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry and The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry

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She has been an invited guest at most of the major literary festivals in Australia as well as poetry festivals in Canada and the Czech Republic, and has appeared as a featured reader in events in the US, UK and NZ. Her poems have been translated into a number of languages including Chinese, French, Czech and Spanish. She edited, with Michael Farrell, Out of the Box: Contemporary Australian Gay and Lesbian Poets. She has collaborated with photographer Annette Willis, artist Bruno Leti, artist and poet Angela Gardner, and other visual and sound artists on a number of multi-media projects, which have been presented at various festivals and events in Australia, NZ and the UK. She was poet-in-residence at Stockholm University for five months in 2014-15. She is a member of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide.

  • The Mask and the Jagged Star

    The Mask and the Jagged Star

    Christchurch: Hazard Press, 1992

  • Flagging Down Time

    Wollongong: Five Islands Press, 1992

  • The Book of Possibilities

    Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1997

  • Screen Jets Heaven: New & Selected Poems

    Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2002

  • Struggle & Radiance: Ten Commentaries

    Wild Honey Press, 2004

  • Broken/Open

    Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2005

  • Dark Bright Doors

    Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2010

  • Breaking the Days

    Breaking the Days

    Whitmore Press, 2015

  • The Beautiful Anxiety

    The Beautiful Anxiety

    Puncher and Wattmann, 2015

  • 1993 Mary Gilmore Award

  • 2003 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize, NSW Premier's Literary Awards

  • 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry