States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Jane Williams

Jane Williams

Janewilliamsphoto 250Jane Williams’s poems have been published widely since the early 1990s. She is the author of five collections of poems and one of short stories. Her most recent book is Days Like These: New and selected poems. Awards for her poetry include the Anne Elder Award, the D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellowship, and the Bruce Dawe Prize. She has read her poetry in several countries including United States, Ireland, Malaysia, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. While best known for her poetry, she enjoys writing in a variety of forms, combining photography and creative writing and collaborating with other artists. She has a Masters of Creative Writing from the University of Canberra and coedits the online literary and arts journal Communion with her partner Ralph Wessman.

States of Poetry

'Swallowing the sky'

'The insistence of now'

'On World Heart Day'

'Part of the main'


States of Poetry 2016 Podcast | 'On World Heart Day' by Jane Williams

Further reading and links

Jane Williams's website

Days Like These: New and selected poems 1998–2013 by Jane Williams (2013), Interactive Publications

City of Possibilities by Jane Williams (2011), Interactive Publications