Rebecca 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 Rebecca won the State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award. Rebecca’s writing has been published in The Lifted Brow, Voiceworks, Stilts, Scum Mag and Rex. Rebecca graduated from QUT in 2011 with a BFA in Creative and Professional Writing.

Rebecca’s verse novel Gap is out now through University of Queensland Press. She is the recipient of an AMP Tomorrow Maker grant. More information about the grant can be found here.


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  1. Hi Bec,
    I heard you read at Michelle Dikonoski’s book launch at Avid a while ago and have been meaning to email you since. I really enjoyed your reading and was wondering whether you might have any suggestions for someone I know who I think has an enormous potential as a writer and is looking for a mentor…

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