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Jane Downing Jane Downing i(A9924 works by)
Born: Established: 1962 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon The Sultan’s Daughter Jane Downing , Canberra : Obiter Publishing , 2020 20490767 2020 single work novel romance

'Set against the backdrop of the slave trade and the impossible wealth of the Sultans of Zanzibar, The Sultan’s Daughter follows the dramatic real life events of Sayyida Salmé’s forbidden love. It is a story of great tenderness, and of great loss.' (Publication summary)

1 The Legend That Is Sam Cunnington Jane Downing , 2020 single work short story
— Appears in: Sūdō Journal , January vol. 2 no. 2020;
1 Hurly-Burly Jane Downing , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: FourW New Writing , no. 30 2019; (p. 72-77)
1 Spitting Out the Bones Jane Downing , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , December no. 24 2019;
1 A Silk Purse Jane Downing , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Meniscus , vol. 7 no. 2 2019;
1 y separately published work icon When Figs Fly Jane Downing , Melbourne : Close-Up Books , 2019 18286286 2019 selected work poetry

'Australian poet Jane Downing's When Figs Fly reveals life in Australia and beyond with a keen eye for poignant details that linger, deftly capturing the beauty of the natural world, the bittersweetness of childhood and memory and exploring the all-too familiar foibles of human nature.

'A widely published writer, When Figs Fly is Jane's first poetry collection.' (Publication summary)

1 Park Dance i "the council workers", Jane Downing , 2019 single work
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 28 October vol. 29 no. 21 2019;
1 Civic Carousel i "Horses in revolution", Jane Downing , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 28 October vol. 29 no. 21 2019;
1 Matchbox Dreams i "The dirt ploughed easily under our bulldozer fists", Jane Downing , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 28 October vol. 29 no. 21 2019;
1 Echo Location Jane Downing , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: The Sky Falls Down : An Anthology of Loss 2019; (p. 152-154)
1 The Fox Hunter Jane Downing , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Antipodes , vol. 32 no. 1/2 2018; (p. 85-93)
1 Home Delivery Jane Downing , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Meniscus , November vol. 6 no. 2 2018; (p. 55-56)
1 Part of the Spectrum Jane Downing , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Bukker Tillibul , no. 12 2018;
1 Caution Submerged Steps Jane Downing , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 63 no. 2 2018; (p. 167-171)
1 Seize the Liar and Let the Strings Resound Jane Downing , 2018 single work prose
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 22 no. 2 2018;
1 Detention Deficit Disorder i "How do you write a poem about Manus and Nauru", Jane Downing , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 32 no. 2 2018; (p. 70)
1 Bulrush i "Swallows land on the long stalks that", Jane Downing , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 32 no. 2 2018; (p. 30)
1 March Heatwave i "I’ve been noticing women’s toes. The neighbour’s lawn is a badly cooked naan bread. Someone should invent", Jane Downing , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Foam:e , March no. 15 2018;
1 And Coast i "First you have to pass through the trees", Jane Downing , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Foam:e , March no. 15 2018;
1 The Saxon's Houses Jane Downing , 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Meniscus , October vol. 5 no. 2 2017; (p. 134-140)
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