Portrait of Jane Jervis-Read

Jane Jervis-Read

Jane Jervis-Read is a fiction writer from Melbourne. Her debut novella, Midnight Blue and Endlessly Tall, won the inaugural Viva La Novella competition and was published by Seizure in 2013.

The novella tells the story of Jessica, a mental health carer whose life becomes inextricably entwined with her new patient, Eloise.

Jane’s award-winning short fiction has been published in Australia’s foremost literary journals including Meanjin, Overland, Eureka Street, Going Down Swinging, Cordite Poetry Review and twice shortlisted for the Age Short Story Competition.