© I am grateful to Alan Hockey, my brother-in-law, for the photographs that provide the backgrounds for this site.

Jenny Hockey Poetry



My debut collection, Going to Bed with the Moon, is now available from Oversteps Books.  www.overstepsbooks.com. Copies can also be obtained by sending me a message via the contact form on this site.

My poems have also appeared in print magazines such as Magma, The North, Orbis, Iota, Southlight, Dreamcatcher, Route 57, Popshots, Artemis and The Interpreters House. And online in:


Antiphon (http://www.antiphon.org.uk/images/i15/Antiphon%20issue%2015.pdf

and http://antiphon.org.uk/index.php/act-four-12/395)





The Bow-Wow Shop (http://www.bowwowshop.org.uk/page3.htm)



No Holds Barred, The Raving Beauties (The Women's Press, 1985) https://www.amazon.co.uk/No-Holds-Barred-Raving-Beauties/dp/0704339633

The Sheffield Anthology. Poems from the City Imagined, A.Lehoczky, A.Piette, A.Sansom & P.Sansom (Smith/Doorstop Books, 2012) http://www.poetrybusiness.co.uk/shop/814/the-sheffield-anthology

Journey to Crone, S.Philip (Chuffed Buff Books Ltd, 2013) http://www.chuffedbuffbooks.com/congratulations-journey-to-crone/



Family Life, Trauma and Loss in the Twentieth Century. The Legacy of War, C.Komaromy and J.Hockey (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319766010


Selected Academic

Experiences of Death. An anthropological account, Edinburgh University Press, 1990. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Experiences-Death-Anthropological-Jenny-Hockey/dp/0748602402

Growing Up and Growing Old. Ageing and Dependency in the Life Course, Sage, 1993 (with Allison James) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Growing-Up-Old-Dependency-Studies/dp/0803985592

Ideal Homes. Social Change and Domestic Life, Routledge 1999 (co-edited with Tony Chapman) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ideal-Homes-Social-Change-Experience/dp/0415171229

Death, Memory and Material Culture, Berg, 2001 (with Elizabeth Hallam) https://www.abebooks.co.uk/9781859733790/Death-Memory-Material-Culture-Materializing-1859733794/plp

The Matter of Death. Space, Place and Materiality, Palgrave Macmillan 2010 (with Carol Komaromy and Kate Woodthorpe) https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9780230224162

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