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'Kate says she doesn’t know what to say about writing. When people ask, she tells them to prepare for a life of failure.

'Award-winning writer Erik Jensen plunges the reader into the world of acclaimed novelist, poet and pioneering feminist Kate Jennings. Weaving in his interviews with Jennings in New York, he shows how poetry, politics and family were transmuted into her first novel, Snake – a work of art that depicts rural Australia in a funny, cutting and unforgettable way. This is a biography of a book and the life that made it.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Nell

  • Epigraph: 'Life is short...the occasion fleeting; experience deceitful, and judgment difficult.' - Hippocrates

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2017 .
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      Extent: 96p.
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      • Published 2 October 2017

      ISBN: 9781863959834, 9781925435818
      Series: y separately published work icon Writers on Writers Carlton : Black Inc. , 2017- 11465978 2017 series - publisher essay

      'In a series of six short books, Writers on Writers, to be launched in October, each author will reflect on another Australian writer who has inspired and influenced them.

      Black Inc. publisher Chris Feik says each book will have its own unique flavour, voice and approach. “We hope these memorable encounters between writers will open up new reading worlds and shine a fresh light on past treasures,” says Mr Feik...' (Series summary)

Works about this Work

Writers Writing about Writers and Writing Susan Lever , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Inside Story , December 2017;

— Review of The Drover's Wife : A Celebration of a Great Australian Love Affair 2017 anthology short story criticism ; A Wife’s Heart : The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson Kerrie Davies , 2017 single work biography ; The Drover's Wife Leah Purcell , 2016 single work drama ; Alice Pung on John Marsden Alice Pung , 2017 single work essay ; Erik Jensen on Kate Jennings Erik Jensen , 2017 single work essay
Writers Writing about Writers and Writing Susan Lever , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Inside Story , December 2017;

— Review of The Drover's Wife : A Celebration of a Great Australian Love Affair 2017 anthology short story criticism ; A Wife’s Heart : The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson Kerrie Davies , 2017 single work biography ; The Drover's Wife Leah Purcell , 2016 single work drama ; Alice Pung on John Marsden Alice Pung , 2017 single work essay ; Erik Jensen on Kate Jennings Erik Jensen , 2017 single work essay
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Subjects:
  • Snake Kate Jennings , 1996 single work novel
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