I’m lucky enough to have a poem in Australian Poetry Journal 11.1 ‘local, attention’ called ‘Abundantly blue.’
With huge thanks to editors Stuart Barnes and Claire Gaskin for their work in compiling this amazing issue.
I’m at National Young Writers Festival this year! I’ll be doing a Late Night Reading called Cringey Diaries 😂😬 and chatting with Alison Evans about writing trans stories (as part of the Younger Young Writers program) 🏳️⚧️🌈
More info at the NYWF website.
Ray/Rei Cox and I co-wrote a poem about the basil plant that travels with her in their van. And it’s been published in Cordite Poetry Review 102: GAME!
I recommend viewing the desktop/full version and reading from the bottom upwards.
My poem ‘The System’ got a Special Mention in the Baby Teeth Journal Blackout Poetry Competition this month!
Huge thanks to Baby Teeth Journal for running this cool comp.
And congrats to my fellow special mentions Pete Goderie and Lily Holloway!
Together we’ll be finding my beloved YA manuscript Welcome Home a published forever home. And we’ll also be kicking heaps of future book-related goals together!
Image credit: Jacinta di Mase Facebook page.
Very exciting news! This week I join Queensland Poetry as their Events and Marketing Manager!
Big love to Zenobia Frost who handed over the reins to me this weekend and has done an absolutely outstanding job. In this role I hope to honour, nurture and celebrate the poetry community, and the voices of future and established artists, especially those from marginalised backgrounds. May I remain humble, driven and community-focused.
Queensland Poetry (QP) supports poets and spoken-word artists in Queensland, Australia through its flagship annual festival, year-round events and workshops, Arts Queensland Poet-in-Residence Program, Arts Queensland Poetry Awards, prizes and challenges, and in-school programs.From qldpoetry.org/about
Our upcoming poetry events are listed on the QP website. I’d love to see you there!
I have a new article in WellBeing Wild #6 about mutual aid and community. Thank you to the wonderful folks I interviewed – Tasia Amber (of Food Assistance Angels and Wild Spice Kitchen), Hope Foley (Growing Forward Meanjin), and Marion Abraham (Seedbar).
Grab yourself a copy of Wild at wellbeingshop.com.au or at your local bookshop or newsagent.