About Jennifer Liston

Jennifer Liston grew up in Co Galway, Ireland and now lives in Adelaide, South Australia.

She has written three poetry collections: Exposure (Ginninderra Press, 2003); 17 poems: one for every year of innocence (White Wave Press, 2008); and Lead Skeletons (White Wave Press, 2010).

Her poem ‘Egg’ was shortlisted for the Max Harris 2007 Poetry Award. Her poems have been published in various journals including Young Ravens Literary ReviewThe Canberra Times, The Found Poetry ReviewTransnational Literature and Cordite Poetry Review, and anthologies including Best Australian Poems 2012 (Black Inc), The Infinite Dirt (Friendly Street Poets 2014), Patterns of Living (Friendly Street Poets, 2013), Light and Glorie (Pantaenus Press, 2012), Poems in Perspex (Lythrum Press, 2008) and Wordswork (Ginninderra Press, 2002).

Jennifer has read at several Irish and Australian poetry events and on radio in Ireland and Australia. She is an electronic engineer and holds an MA and PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide.

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