Jen Crawford

Jen Crawford is an Assistant Professor of Writing within the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research at the University of Canberra.  She is the author of eight poetry books and chapbooks, including Koel (Cordite Books, 2016), and was the co-editor of Poet-to-Poet: Contemporary Women Poets from Japan with Rina Kikuchi (Recent Work Press, 2017). Her critical work focuses on the poetics of place and on cross-cultural engagements in various literary contexts. She is a lead researcher on the Story Ground project, which investigates the meeting of Indigenous Australian story practices and the teaching of creative writing.

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