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Murrays Cottage

Dr Jen Webb is Program Director of Creative Writing in the School of Creative Communication at the University of Canberra. Jen is a creative writer (poetry and short fictions), and a writer on art and creative practice. The holder of the inaugural artsACT Poet of the Year award, Jen has also been selected by Five Islands Press to be one of their poets in the current series. As well as several academic books, she has written and published over 50 articles, essays, book chapters and reviews on visual arts, regional communities, human rights, and communication in culture. Currently researching the relationships between art and human rights, Jen will use her time at Hill End to organise her research materials, arrange them in a coherent form, and prepare a manuscript for publication and a visual 'book' for presentation. Hill End will provide a crucial environment for consideration, reflection and art writing.