Lynn Jenner

Lynn Jenner is a writer and teacher of writing. She has published three books. The most recent, ‘Peat’ (OUP, 2019), is a set of essays and poetic glossaries about the New Zealand poet and founder of Landfall, Charles Brasch and the construction of an Expressway through the Kāpiti Coast. Previous books are ‘Lost and Gone Away’ (AUP, 2015) which was shortlisted in the Ockham Awards Non-Fiction section in 2016, and ‘Dear Sweet Harry’ (AUP, 2010), which won the NZSA Jessie Mackay Best First Book of Poetry prize in 2011. Lynn has a PhD from the International Institute of Modern Letters at Te Herenga Waka. Currently Lynn teaches Short Non-Fiction at Northtec, mentors writers and reviews manuscripts.