Jill Jones was born in Sydney and currently lives in Adelaide. Her most recent books include Breaking the Days, which won the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize in 2014, The Beautiful Anxiety, which won the Victorian Premiers’ Literary Award for Poetry in 2015, and the chapbook The Leaves Are My Sisters. Her poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies in Australia, as well as internationally, and have been translated into languages such as Chinese, Dutch, French, Italian, Czech, Macedonian and Spanish. In late 2014 she was poet-in-residence at Stockholm University. She is a member of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide.