Skip to content

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.

Stay up to date with our upcoming events and special announcements by subscribing to the Wheeler Centre's mailing list.

View our privacy policy
Acknowledgment of Country

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past and present.