Jennifer Compton lives in Melbourne. Recent work has appeared in Antipodes, Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Landfall, Poetry New Zealand, Scum Mag, The Blue Nib, and The North. Her work has appeared in The Best Australian Poems 2004, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. Recent Work Press in Canberra will be publishing her next book, the moment, taken, in 2021.