Born in 1977, Jennifer lives in Alice Springs. She was the winner of the 2008 Marian Eldridge Award for Young Emerging Women Writers, the Pacific Region of the 2008-9 Commonwealth Short Story Competition, and the 2008 Northern Territory Literary Awards; Best Short Story. Her work has appeared in Hecate, Overland, Heat, the Griffith Review, and Best Australian Stories 2007. She is a regular contributor to New Matilda. The Diamond Anchor is her first novel; she is currently working on her second.