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Recently I did a poetry reading at Geelong West Neighbourhood House as part of the Keep Connected program which features a range of artists and writers sharing their work on a monthly basis at the Neighbourhood House.

Publishing News

Happy to announce that my seventh collection of poetry, Feldspar, will be published with Recent Work Press in 2023.


Bleached Paddocks in Meanjin Spring 2022.

The Stick Shed of Murtoa in Styluslit 11

Driving through Mallee Towns in Foam:e 19

What I return to and Miss in Foam:e 19

A Tin Kettling in Antipodes, vol. 34, no. 2 December 2020

Poetry Readings

Poetry reading with Anne Gleeson, Friday March 18, 2022, 7:30 pm.

Poetry of rural places. Poetry workshop and reading in Maryborough, Victoria on Saturday January 26, 2022.

workshop: 2-3pm, reading @ 5pm.

Factory 2 studio & gallery, 167 Railway Street, Maryborough, VIC (Vaxxed & masked please)

Book launches

Walk like a cow was launched in Geelong at Murphys, 30 Aberdeen street, Geelong West on Saturday May 8, 2021.

Walk like a cow was launched at Blarney Books, Port Fairy on Saturday February 6, 2021.

Here is part of a newspaper article reviewing Walk like a cow, published in The Warrnambool Standard, 10/1/21.

Poetry Publications

The poem, A father’s silences, and a subsequent review has been included in Fishing For Lightning, an anthology of poetry criticisms edited by Sarah Holland-Batt published by UQP in 2021.

The poem, Ecklin, from Small town Soundtrack, has inspired musicians Will Ewing and James Ballard to record a song titled Ecklin. Some of the lines in the poem are used in the song.

Ecklin, song by Will Ewing and James Ballard based on my poem, Ecklin, from Small town Soundtrack (2015)

The poem, Sonnets to a Mother, was highly commended in the the 2020 ACU Poetry Prize. An anthology of shortlisted poems for the prize has been published. It is titled Generosity. It can be purchased through the ACU website.

The Lowlands of Moyne was highly commended in the 2020 Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize from the University of Melbourne.

The poem, Across the Universe, from Small Town Soundtrack has been included in the Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry from M.U.P. The anthology can be ordered through M.U.P

The poem, Feldspar, has been published in the September 2020 issue of Island. The journal can be ordered through Island Magazine.