Jessica Wilkinson

Jessica Wilkinson is the founding editor of Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry. She has published two poetic biographies, Marionette: A Biography of Miss Marion Davies (Vagabond 2012), shortlisted for the 2014 Kenneth Slessor Prize, and Suite for Percy Grainger (Vagabond 2014). Her third, on choreographer George Balanchine, and with a side section on retired Australian ballerina Lucette Aldous, will be published in 2019. In collaboration with composer Simon Charles, Marionette has been developed into a performance work of voice, music and sound; they released an album in 2018. Jessica co-edited the anthology Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry (Hunter Publishers, 2016), and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at RMIT University, Melbourne.

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