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Jean Kent

Jean Kent grew up in rural Queensland and now lives at Lake Macquarie. She has published five full-length poetry collections. Her most recent books are The Hour of Silvered Mullet (Pitt Street Poetry, 2015) and Paris in my Pocket (PSP, 2016), a selection of her poems from an Australia Council residency in Paris. With Kit Kelen, in 2014 Jean co-edited A Slow Combusting Hymn: Poetry from and about Newcastle and the Hunter Region.


Puncher and Wattmann titles edited by Jean Kent
A Way of Happening


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