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Carol Jenkins Carol Jenkins i(A88216 works by)
Born: Established: Woy Woy, Woy Woy area, Gosford, Central Coast, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Carol Jenkins grew up in Woy Woy, studying science at university, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Labour Law and a Masters in Public Health. She left a career in chemical regulation to pursue creative writing. In 2007 she established River Road Press which produces CDs of Australian poetry.

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y separately published work icon Xn Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2013 6700545 2013 selected work poetry

'Xn might be the shortest poem possible between two letters, a mathematical metaphor for poetry, shorthand for a process that takes something specific and transforms it into something more intensely itself.

'Jenkins’ second collection begins pre-big bang, and proceeds, democratically investigating life. Is she mining the everyday for the sake of linguistic high jinks, or hijacking language to celebrate where we’re at? Here we find a penchant for the absurd, a playful elucidation of everything from the concept of zero to the history of burnt toast, a subversion of historical methods, road trips and set theory, butter and death. Wry and lucid, wide-ranging and witty, this is exactly what you need to read.' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Poetry
y separately published work icon Fishing in the Devonian Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2008 Z1555912 2008 selected work poetry
2009 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Poetry
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