Bec Jessen lives in Toowoomba with her two cacti. She is the winner of the 2013 Queensland Literary Award for Best Emerging Author for her verse novel Gap. In 2012 Bec won the State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award. Bec’s writing has been published in The Lifted Brow, Voiceworks, Stilts, Scum Mag and Rex. Bec graduated from QUT in 2011 with a BFA in Creative and Professional Writing.
Gap is published by University of Queensland Press and is available for purchase from all good bookstores and online through several outlets including Readings and Avid Reader. For the digitally inclined, Gap can also be purchased as an ebook through all the main channels.