Jacqueline Kent Jacqueline Kent i(A11415 works by) (a.k.a. Jacquie Kent)
Also writes as: Frances Cook
Born: Established: 1947 ;
Gender: Female
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Jacqueline Kent trained as a television journalist with the ABC in Sydney and then transferred to ABC radio. Now a highly regarded freelance editor, she was awarded the Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship in 1994, which led to her spending several months in New York in 1995. She is also a teacher of creative writing.

Kent has written books for teenagers as well as two social histories.The author of a number of biographies, she was shortlisted for the Hazel Rowley Fellowship in 2016 (for a biography of Robert Helpmann through the lens of his friendships with women) and in 2018 (for a biography of Australian suffragette and social reformer Vida Goldstein).

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Personal Awards

2018 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship

For a biography of Vida Goldstein.

2016 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship for a biography of Robert Helpmann examined through his friendships, especially with women.
1994 winner Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship
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