Lisa Jacobson

Lisa Jacobson is the author of three books of poetry: Hair & Skin & Teeth (1995); The Sunlit Zone (2012), which won the Adelaide Festival John Bray Poetry Award and was shortlisted in four other national awards; and South in the World (2014). In 2011 she won the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize. She is also a social worker who assists vulnerable families, including asylum seekers. She lives in Melbourne.


The Asylum Poems