Jayne Fenton Keane is a contemporary Australian poet.

Keane has published several books of poetry, a CD recording and is active as a performance poet and in multimedia poetry. [2] The Transparent Lung has been adapted for radio in collaboration with Mike Ladd. [3] She has received a Varuna Writers' Centre Fellowship, a grant from Queensland Arts and has performed at festivals in Australia, Canada and the United States. Additionally she is the founding and current director of National Poetry Week. [4]



  • Fissure Blooms . (1994) ISBN 0-646-20976-0
  • Torn . (Plateau, 2000)
  • Ophelia's Codpiece . (Post Pressed, 2002) ISBN 1-876682-23-X
  • The Transparent Lung . (Post Pressed, 2003) ISBN 1-876682-51-5


  • The Stalking Tongue . (1999)