Jill Jones lives on unceded Kaurna land. Her 2020 book, Wild Curious Air, won the 2021 Wesley Michel Wright Prize. Acrobat Music: New and Selected Poems is due in 2023. In 2015 she won the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry for The Beautiful Anxiety, and in 2003 the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize for Screens, Jets, Heaven: New and Selected Poems.

Her work has been published in periodicals in Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Ireland, NZ, Singapore, Sweden, UK and USA. She has worked as an academic, arts administrator, journalist, and book editor.


Jill Jones reads 'Blue Among a Map of Clouds'

Jill Jones on Red Room Radio


The Slide

Afternoon Grey In

My Ruined Lyrics

The Beautiful Anxiety