Jennifer Keevill was born in south west London and grew up in Surrey, Staffordshire and south Wales. She has worked in a variety of administration jobs, studied music at Exeter University, plays the piano and violin and is also a composer. She lives in Exmouth, between the Exe estuary and the Jurassic coast. She has been published in a number of poetry journals including Sarasvati, Poetry Salzburg Review and South Bank Poetry. Her poem Exeter Interrupted was published in the anthology Places of Poetry in 2020 (Oneworld Publications). Her poem Brent Geese won the poetry section of the Patricia Beer Literary Prize in 2016.