Jenna Heller

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Jenna Heller

Jenna Heller’s first poem was published in Connecticut, USA, when she was 10 years old after winning the Silas Bronson Library poetry competition for her age group.

After moving to New Zealand, Jenna took runner-up in the 1999 and 2014 Christchurch Poetry Slams and completed the Hagley Writers’ Institute in 2010. In 2017, her young adult novel was accepted by the New Zealand Society of Authors for the CompleteMS Assessment programme.

She is the current SIWA secretary and her writing has been published in various journals including PopshotStar 82 ReviewTurtle Island Quarterly, Headland Journal, Poetry NZ, Takahe, and Flash Frontier.