Jenny lives in Melbourne and teaches creative writing at ACU.

Her publisher is Allen & Unwin and her first novel THE SECRET SON (about truth and history, set in Australia and Turkey) was published in 2015. LITTLE GODS (set in the Mallee, country Victoria, is concerned with themes of girlhood, resilience and the mess of family), and is in shops now.

LITTLE GODS has been shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize.