Lisa Jacobson is the author of three books of poetry: South in the World (2014), The Sunlit Zone (a verse novel2012), which won the Adelaide Festival John Bray Poetry Award, and Hair & Skin & Teeth (1995). Her work had been internationally awarded and she has been shortlisted twice for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. Her chapbook, The Asylum Poems, has just been published by IPSI, University of Canberra. She lives in Melbourne.