About the Author
Jennifer Maiden has won the N.S.W. Premier’s Award for Poetry three times, the Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry, the Christopher Brennan Award for a lifetime of achievement in poetry, and many other prizes. Her recent poetry books include Acoustic Shadow (1993), Mines (1999) and Friendly Fire (2005), which won the Age Book of the Year Award.
Pirate Rain has won the 2010 Age Poetry Book of the Year Award and the 2011 NSW Premiers Kenneth Slessor Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier’s Prize, the Queensland Premier’s Judith Wright Calanthe Award and the Asher Award.