Anne Jenner is a writer who lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She has a Master of Arts in Creating Writing from Macquarie University and a Graduate Certificate in Food Writing from the University of Adelaide. She is passionate about short stories and has been writing them for several years. The odd one has won or been short listed in competitions. One has been published in “New Australian Stories 2” and broadcast on ABC Radio National. She also writes non-fiction and has had several articles published. You can read more about her, her writing and literary matters generally at her author website - www.annejenner.net. She has been working for several years on a historical novel which is taking its own sweet time to come to fruition but despite its protestations is going to be shoved out into the cold hard world in the very near future.
Anne Jenner in 60 seconds
When did you start writing?2008 Adelaide, South Australia
What do you love about Short Stories?They are an instant escape to another world
Do you write in other forms?Novels, non-fiction
What distracts you from writing?My dogs
Outside of writing, what are your other passions?Food, wine, cooking, reading, travel
What is your favourite book?Never Let Me Go
Who are your favourite writers?Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro and Julian Barnes
Where is your dream location?Paris
What one item would you put into Room 101?My mobile phone
Do you have any advice for new writers?Never, ever, ever, give up
Work by Anne Jenner:
A woman leaving town decides to have a farewell drink with her ex-partner. "Just one drink to say goodbye, you’d said. Half an hour, tops. I’m off tomorrow. You’re not naïve enough to think that if he comes it means he still cares. That idea is on a par with telling yourself that if all the traffic lights turned green on the way here, he’d fall back in love with you and beg you to stay. Stupid. And they all turned red..."
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