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New poem in Milestones Anthology

My poem “Local Becoming” has been published in Ginninderra Press’ new anthology Milestones edited by Stephen Matthews.  The book, which includes work from 160 Ginninderra poets, can be purchased directly from Ginninderra Press

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New poem in Burrow September 2021: non-human companions

I’ve been spending the morning reading through the fabulous latest issue of Burrow, which features many wonderful poems written around a provocation of ‘What does mental health (good or otherwise) look like through the prism of non-human companionship?’  The responses couldn’t … Continue reading

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Sapphic Touch Anthology

I’m delighted to have several poems in the beautiful new anthology Sapphic Touch edited by Suman Lahiry and Heidi Chappelow, along with many other poets whose work I love. The book will be launched online at and with Poetry at The Pub … Continue reading

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Sydney Poetry Lounge

On Wednesday the 18th of August, 7pm AU EST I’ll be reading poetry with Damen O’Brien at the Sydney Poetry Lounge, live via Zoom (and I believe, recorded thereafter).  I actually agreed to doing this gig in-person in Sydney at … Continue reading

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Rencontre littéraire internationale Insta live

I’ve been invited by the wonderful Elizabeth Guyon Spennato to participate in a live, mostly French, Instagram poetry reading on Sunday 16th of May, 10pm AU EST (that’s 2pm Paris time). I’m normally barely conscious at 10, but the idea … Continue reading

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3 poems in Live Encounters

I have 3 new poems from my work-in-progress up today on the marvellous Live Encounters special May edition.  This issue features Australian & New Zealand poets (including a terrific interview with David Malouf), guest edited by Denise O’Hagan. You can … Continue reading

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Live Stream: Melbourne Jewish Book Week

 My poem “The Black Hundreds” was accepted for the first Melbourne Jewish Book Week open mic event. The poem was read aloud and live-streamed on Zoom on the 20th April, 8pm AEST.

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What I’m Reading (at Meanjin)

Getting published in Meanjin has been on my bucket list for a very long time (I’m sure it’s on everyone’s bucket list), so I was delighted when I was commissioned to write a little piece on what I’m reading. The … Continue reading

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Fresh Ink: Newcastle Writers Festival Emerging Writers Program

On the 24th and 25th of April, the Newcastle Writers Festival will be holding their inaugural Emerging Writers Program “Fresh Ink”.  This mini weekend festival is packed with great sessions on getting started with writing, juggling writing with parenting, memoir, … Continue reading

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New video up at These Flying Islands

A new video of me reading my poem “Not Rush Hour” from my book High Wire Step has been published at These Flying Islands vlog:

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