Jenny Morris was born in North Yorkshire and spent some of her childhood in Scotland. She writes poems and fiction.
Jenny Morris was born in North Yorkshire and spent some of her childhood in Scotland. She writes poems and fiction. Her writing has been published in the UK, USA and Australia. She has lived and taught in Norfolk, Dorset, Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Wiltshire, Hertfordshire, London, Germany and Singapore.
A sequence of her poems was awarded first prize at the Writers Inc Writer Of The Year competition in 2002 and she read these at the Barbican. Two years later, in 2004, a short story of hers was also a Writers Inc winner. Her poems and short fiction have been recent prize winners in the Ver, Envoi, Literary Review, Aberystwyth, The New Writer, Faber And Faber, Avalon, Barnet and Pitshanger competitions.
Her previous two poetry collections are 'Urban Space' and 'The Sin Eater'.