Jane Williams

Jane Williams

Jane Williams is the author of five books of poetry and a collection of stories. While best known for her poetry she enjoys writing across forms and genres, for children and in collaboration with other artists. She has read her poetry in USA, Canada, Ireland, England, Malaysia, Czech Republic and Slovakia where she held a three month residency in 2016. Awards for her poetry include the Anne Elder Award, the D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellowship and the Bruce Dawe Prize.


  • Outside Temple Boundaries Five Islands Press 1998
  • The Last Tourist Five Islands Press  2006
  • Some Towns and other poems Picaro Press in 2007
  • Begging the Question Ginninderra Press 2008
  • City of Possibilities Interactive Press 2011
  • Days Like These (selected and new poems) Interactive Press 2013