close up black and white photo of a ringtail possum's face

Poem in Verity La

I have my very first poem in the wonderful Verity La! The piece, titled ‘ringtail, in memoriam’, explores decay and endings, beginnings and small acts of resistance.

… you are ground-sunk
hairs fanning back & sleeping
into leaf litter, the curves
of your bones exposed
sunlit & glowing.

**Read more at Verity La**

Picture of the front cover of a book titled 'the bright and the cold' selected poems of Anne Elder

2019 Anne Elder Award Judging Panel

Picture of the front cover of a book titled 'the bright and the cold' selected poems of Anne ElderI am very proud to announce I am one of the three judges for the 2019 Anne Elder Award panel, along with Gig Ryan and Marcella Polain! Gig and Marcella are former recipients of this significant award, and I was commended in last year’s prize.

For more information about the judging panel, visit the Australian Poetry website.

You can also find more information on entering the Anne Elder Award, with entries closing on 14 March.