Henry Kendall Poetry Award 2017 Judge


Jean Kent has published five full-length collections of poetry. The most recent is The Hour of Silvered Mullet (Pitt Street Poetry, 2015). Her awards include the Anne Elder, Dame Mary Gilmore and Wesley Michel Wright prizes for her books and the Josephine Ulrick Prize, Somerset Prize and runner-up for the Newcastle Prize for individual poems. She has also received several fellowships from the Australia Council, including two Overseas Residencies in Paris. Paris in my Pocket, an illustrated chapbook of a selection of her Paris poems, was published by Pitt Street Poetry in 2016. More info and sample poems are on her website http://jeankent.net/