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Jenny Pollak

For most of her life Jenny Pollack has been a full-time artist, focusing her arts practice in photography, sculpture and video installation, a time which also included five years as a musician playing flute and congas with various African and Latin American bands around Sydney and NSW. In 2012 she began a poetry practice, and in 2013 she came 3rd in the inaugural ACU Poetry Prize. Jenny has won both the Yeats Poetry Prize and the Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize. Her poetry has been published in Meanjin, Cordite, the Australian Poetry Journal, the Stilts journal, and in various anthologies, including Australian Award-Winning Writing 2017. In 2018, Shadowplay, a collaborative poem written as a Renga in 62 stanzas with the British Poet Philip Gross, was published by Flarestack Poets, UK.