Jessie Cole was born in 1977 and grew up in an isolated valley in northern New South Wales. In 2009 she was awarded a HarperCollins Varuna Award for Manuscript Development, and her work has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, Island Magazine, and the Big Issue. Nowadays, she lives in her childhood home with her two sons.
Jessie’s debut novel, DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN, was published by 4th Estate in 2012. Her next book, DEEPER WATER is HarperCollins lead title for August 2014.
- Darkness on the Edge of Town (2012)