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Born: Established: 1946 ;
Gender: Female
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1 Yesterday's News i "forests burn skies on fire 33 deaths 3,000 homes lost", Jenni Nixon , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: I Protest! Poems of Dissent 2020; (p. 21)
1 Collateral Damage i "Trump orders withdrawal of American troops that are a buffer", Jenni Nixon , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , March no. 6 2020;
1 What Is Old Is New Again i "eighty years ago when Germany invaded Poland", Jenni Nixon , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 79 no. 1 2019; (p. 23)
1 Coming down i "icy winds bring down branches laden with snow", Jenni Nixon , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 27 2019; Mountain Secrets 2019; (p. 42)
1 In the Dark i "…………..holding hot coffee…….. a walking stick", Jenni Nixon , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 27 2019;
1 Miss Lily Magnolia from the Deep South : Shoot i "hi ya all ya all ok? name is lily lily magnolia ya know folks big game huntin’ so", Jenni Nixon , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 27 2019;
1 Shoot i "hi ya all ya all ok? name is lily lily magnolia ya know folks big game huntin’", Jenni Nixon , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , May no. 91 2019;
1 Knock on the Door at 6am i "“please can you call triple 0? need an ambulance sorry”", Jenni Nixon , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 78 no. 3 2018; (p. 10) Rochford Street Review , September no. 27 2019;
1 A Dance i "as though climbing mount everest", Jenni Nixon , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 21) Rochford Street Review , September no. 27 2019;
1 Orderly Queue i "we have forgotten history, world war two", Jenni Nixon , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , March no. 2 2018;
1 Homeless Jenni Nixon , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: First Refuge : Poems on Social Justice 2016; (p. 55)
1 Harbour Spin i "sandstone and sparkling glass buildings", Jenni Nixon , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Collaboration , no. 22 2016;
1 2 y separately published work icon Swimming Underground Jenni Nixon , Port Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2015 8942102 2015 selected work poetry

'‘Though its title suggests a dark netherworld, the poems in swimming underground offer striking glimpses into the past, present and possible future. Some movingly recall childhood trauma, others celebrate iconic Sydney places and people such as Cockatoo Island and Mr Eternity. There are pointed satires of Centrelink bureaucracy and the current appalling treatment of refugees. And, finally, a vision of a world where peace is the rule rather than the exception. Whether celebrating or denouncing, Jenni Nixon’s voice is compelling and evocative.’ – Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Webby AM

'‘These evocative poems bring to life the complexity and beauty of Sydney and its outsider citizens and history. These deeply moving fragments of a city's life take us “underground” by stirring our own deepest memories, especially through a vivid sense of place. Nixon takes us around the harbour and through the streets of Sydney. We smell the salt and hear the cries of birds and people. And we remember. This is a marvellous collection.’ – Julie McCrossin, journalist and broadcaster

'Jenni Nixon is a performer and political poet par excellence… Nixon’s is the voice of the twenty-first century and her strident protests leave no sacred cows upstanding… Lines delivered with the rapid-fire intensity of an expert cannot fail to find their mark.’ – Dr Margaret Bradstock, Agenda!' (Publication summary)

1 Frontier Wars i "‘next out of our kitchen taps comes water on fire.’", Jenni Nixon , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 75 no. 1 2015;
1 Crackers i "cannot forget the young woman", Jenni Nixon , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 34 no. 1 2015; (p. 63)
1 Brushstrokes i "in grey sunlight swallowed by cloud", Jenni Nixon , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 34 no. 1 2015; (p. 7)
1 Evidence i "there are those", Jenni Nixon , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Shot Glass Journal , September no. 14 2014;
1 Proposal Jenni Nixon , 2014 single work prose
— Appears in: Flashing the Square : Microfiction and Prose Poems 2014; (p. 53)
1 Under Canvas i "From the director of Stop the Boats! comes Under Canvas that has the", Jenni Nixon , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 74 no. 3 2014; (p. 51) Australian Poetry Anthology 2015; (p. 36) Writing to the Wire 2016; (p. 186)
1 Borderlines i "forty-three West Papuan men women and children", Jenni Nixon , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 215 2014; (p. 90-91) Writing to the Wire 2016; (p. 41-42)
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