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2022 Naji Naaman Literary Prize

The Density of Compact Bone has been awarded an Honor Prize in the international Naji Naaman Literary Prizes 2022. These prizes have been running annually since 2002, and are awarded every year to authors of literary works of all genres, aiming to revive and develop … Continue reading

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“Philology” at Backstory 13

A new poem of mine, “Philology”, has just been published in Backstory – issue 13.  The poem was written about my great-grandmother Rebecca Samberg, who is the subject of my forthcoming book provisionally titled Bobish (due for publication by Puncher & Wattmann … Continue reading

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Petit Poetica

I’m thrilled to be performing with the amazing musician Nadav Kahn at Poetica Petit Woollahra Gallery at Red Leaf on the 2nd of June, 6-8pm. This is a collaboration with the gallery and Poetica Bondi and will be a wonderful intimate night of … Continue reading

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Yom HaShoah at Poetry Super Highway

My poem “News from the Old World” has been published in Poetry Super Highways 24th Annual Yom HaShoah Remembrance Day Poetry issue. Yom HaShoah (Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah) runs from Wed, 27 Apr 2022 – Thu, 28 Apr 2022 this … Continue reading

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Rochford Street Review

The wonderful Rochford Street Review has published six poems from The Density of Compact Bone along with Denise O’Hagan‘s stunning launch speech which Denise was not able to give due to Covid restrictions.  The book was later launched at the Newcastle … Continue reading

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Review of The Density of Compact Bone in Dreich

This stunning review of my latest poetry book The Density of Compact Bone, written by Siobhan Black, is featured this month in Dreich Magazine & Press: Made in Scotland from Words.   Dreich is a lovely print publication and I’m delighted that … Continue reading

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Live Encounters – April 22

I’m delighted to be included in Mark Ulyseas’ beautiful magazine Live Encounters once again.  The issue is visually lovely, free to read online or download, and full of some of the most exquisite poetry.  The contributor’s page is linked as … Continue reading

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Upcoming Newcastle Writers Festival Events

I’m very excited about the upcoming Newcastle Writers Festival. The Festival runs from the 1st of April to the 3rd (with a few sideshows and extras before and after), and I’ve got some amazing things happening through the weekend. 10am … Continue reading

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Australian poetry Anthology

My poem “Dragonfly” has been included in the latest Australian Poetry Anthology (Vol 9, 2021-2022) edited by poetry powerhouses Lucy Dougan and Michelle Cahill (it’s an extra joy when people you admire pick your work).  The annual Anthology showcases poems … Continue reading

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Sydney Poetry Lounge Live

This Wednesday the 16th of Feb, I will be reading from my new book The Density of Compact Bone with poetry icon Les Wicks at the Sydney Poetry Lounge, The Friend In Hand Hotel, 58 Cowper St, Glebe.  Doors open at … Continue reading

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