Jessica White

Jessica White is the author of the award-winning novels A Curious Intimacy and Entitlement, and a hybrid memoir about deafness, Hearing Maud, which won the 2020 Michael Crouch Award for a Debut Work of biography, and was shortlisted for four national awards, including the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-fiction. Jessica has received funding from the Australia Research Council, the Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Queensland and Arts South Australia, and has undertaken national and international residencies and fellowships. She was a 2020–21 Juncture Fellow for the Sydney Review of Books and is a 2022–23 Arts Leader for Creative Australia. Jessica is currently a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of South Australia.

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