Jennifer Harrison has written four books of poetry and one collaborative collection. Her first book, michelangelo’s prisoners, won the 1995 Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for National Book Council’s Banjo Awards. Folly & Grief, her fourth collection, was published in 2006 by Black Pepper. She lives in Melbourne with her partner and her two children. She edited, with Kate Waterhouse, Motherlode: Australian Women’s Poetry 1986-2008.