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Jill Jones

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  Lawrence Upton,
  Kristin Hannaford,
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Jill Jones is a poet and writer who lives in Sydney, Australia. Her work has been widely published in most of the leading literary periodicals in Australia as well as in a number of print and online magazines in New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Britain, Italy and India. In 1993 she won the Mary Gilmore Award for her first book of poetry, The Mask and the Jagged Star (Hazard Press). Her third book, The Book of  Possibilities (Hale & Iremonger), published in 1997, was shortlisted for the National Book Council 'Banjo' Awards, The Age Poetry Book of the Year award, and the Adelaide Festival Awards. Her fourth book, Screens, Jets, Heaven: New and Selected Poems (Salt Publishing) won the 2003 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize (NSW Premier's Literary Awards). Two chap books were published in 2004: Struggle and Radiance: Ten Commentaries (Wild Honey Press) and Where the Sea Burns (Picaro Press). Her fifth full-length book, Broken/Open, is being published by Salt Publishing in 2005.


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