I’m very pleased to have my poem “Wing Feathers” included in the 2019 Raining Poetry in Adelaide series. In collaboration with the J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (University of Adelaide), the chosen poems are poems are temporarily tagged onto the pavement to be revealed when it rains. Raining Poetry in Adelaide 2019 launched on the 4th of September 2019.
My poem “Negative Mass” was joint winner (with the wonderful Gillian Swain) of the Maclean’s Booksellers award in the Hunter Writers Centre Grieve competition, and has been published in the anthology along with many other wonderful stories and poems. You can get hold of a copy directly from the HWC here: https://grieveproject.org/bookstore-au/
My poem, “Art of the Deal” from High Wire Step, has just been published at the wonderful Other Terrain Journal, Issue 7. The issue, themed #WeToo focuses on the themes of injustic and exclusion narratives in our world and is full to brim with exceptional poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, and interviews. http://www.otherterrainjournal.com.au/issues/issue-seven/issue-seven-poetry/art-of-the-deal/
Delighted to have poetry included in the Inaugural Sappho Anthology: Sapphic Atlas, edited by Michael Collins and Suman Lahiry. Such a terrific line up. For a copy (just $10), pm Kerri Shying on Facebook.
I’m very pleased to report that I have a new poem “Medusa” in this month’s rather wonderful FemAsia Magazine. Check it out here: http://femasiamagazine.com/medusa/
My latest poetry book Unreliable Narratives is now available from Girls on Key bookstore.
“So powerful….a great collection” Dominique Hecq
My new poetry book Unreliable Narratives is being launched this year at the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, April 7th 1130-1245 in The Marquee, Wheeler Place Newcastle (NSW). It’s a (free) multi-book launch with amazing fellow-poets Sarah Crane, Jan Dean, Gabrielle Everall, Eliana Gray, Dominique Hecq, and Gail Hennessy, and if you’re in the area, we’d love for you to join us! The book is now available for pre-order from the Poetry Portal Online Bookshop: https://bit.ly/2BlbSFn
I’m very excited to have a new poem “Weed Garden” published in Issue 4 of Not Very Quiet. This issue, which explored ‘the performance of our gender’ was edited by Sandra Renew and Moya Pacey, guest edited by K A Nelson and produced by Tikka Wilson. The quality of the poetry in this issue (and in Not Very Quiet in general) is superb. You can check it out here: https://not-very-quiet.com/issue-4-march-2019/?fbclid=IwAR25t1L-vd202imT9UHZNbc9olkBYojWY335Ov6q6RlQ3oDw-TsFze3lhMk
Paul Brookes over at The Wombwell Rainbow invited me to answer a few interview questions for his poets series. He asked me about motivation, motivation, daily routines, work ethic, my favourite poets and lots other other things. Check it out:
I’m very excited to report that I have a new book out!
High Wire Step is now available from Flying Island Books as part of their phenomenal Australian Pocket Poets Series. For more information, including samples and a very limited edition launch offer, visit: High Wire Press