Wendy Jenkins Wendy Jenkins i(A21676 works by) (a.k.a. Jenkins Wendy Elizabeth)
Also writes as: Jenna Kinsey
Born: Established: 1952 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Wendy Jenkins has lived for most of her life in Fremantle, Western Australia. She studied Social Work at the WA Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) and was employed for a time as a psychiatric social worker with the Western Australian Mental Health Services. She has also worked as an Art Gallery Supervisor and an arts consultant.

Jenkins has been writing poetry since 1979, and her literary roles have included work as a publisher's editor, a manuscript editor and a creative writing teacher. Jenkins has also edited editions of the literary journal Salt.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to literature as an author, editor and publisher, and to mentoring and developing Australia's literary community.
1996 Varuna Writers' Retreat Fellowship

Awards for Works

Rogue Equations 2000 selected work poetry
2001 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards
Portrait : A West Coast Collection 1986 anthology poetry short story
1986 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Special Category : Short Stories and Verse
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