Jesse was an award-winning Australian author of novels for adults and kids, an emerging screenwriter, a public speaker, literacy advocate, and a freelance journalist. She spent a four month residency in Antarctica as Australian Antarctic Arts Fellow. Her essay about the experience has was published in Kill Your Darlings.

Jesse’s most recent adult novel, In the Blink of an Eye (published in Australia as Sixty Seconds), is out now in the USA. Listen to Jesse talk about it on Australia’s leading radio program, Conversations with Richard Fidler.


© Jesse Blackadder 2019