Jacqui Dent is a writer living in Sydney, Australia. Jacqui has had short works published in a variety of journals and anthologies including Voiceworks, Verity La, The Emerging Writer, Australian Author, Arts Hub and Short & Twisted and broadcast on ABC Radio National. She has also reviewed for The Newtown Review of Books: http://newtownreviewofbooks.com.au.
Jacqui is a recipient of a Writing NSW Early Career Writer grant of $5000, which she received towards the completion of her first novel, a supernatural dark comedy for young adults. Jacqui also received a 2014 NSW Writers' Centre Varuna Fellowship towards the development of this project. Read about her Varuna experience at www.nswwc.org.au.
Jacqui has chaired panels at the National Young Writers' Festival in Newcastle and the Emerging Writers' Festival in Melbourne.
- 360documentaries, ABC Radio National, "Miss Pardy Hears a Noise on the Roof" <www.abc.net.au>
- Verity La, "How My Father Got His Robotic Hand" <verityla.com>
- The Emerging Writer (Issue 2012) , "I write / I am a writer" <www.emergingwritersfestival.org>
- "Panthers Ahead", first published in Voiceworks #76, click here
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© Jacqui Dent, 2015