My soft poem about hand holding, friendship and platonic affection has been made into a bookmark by the wonderful post ghost press!
Grab yourself a copy at their Etsy store.
I have a new poem in Issue 7 of Stilts Journal! The poem is an ekphrasis piece inspired by James Gleeson’s Primavera.
I’m so proud to be published alongside fellow poets Geoff Page, Anne Elvey, Paul Dawson, Gavin Yuan Gao, Luke Best, Tamryn Bennett, Chantelle Mitchell, Milton P. Erlich, Dženana Vucic, Nellie Le Beau, and Stuart Barnes.
I have a new visual poem ‘who, what, why, where’ up at Baby Teeth Journal. My first publication of 2020!
*** Have a read on the Baby Teeth website (images and text included) ***
So proud to have won Best Qld Entry in the 2019 Arts Queensland XYZ Prize for Innovation in Spoken Word for my poem ‘Hussshhh’, alongside first place winner and awesome poet Fable Goldsmith. Have a listen/read of the winning entries on the Melbourne Spoken Word website!
Shout out to 4ZZZ radio for years of audio and voice training because otherwise I don’t think I could’ve pulled off all the weird sound effects and echos!
I have a poem about hauntings in the final issue of the Tundish Review. Such a wonderful publication that did so many great things for the Brissie poetry scene!
I’m honoured to be nominated for a Trans Community Award in Brisbane!
MX 2019 Award:
This award recognizes being seen within the community, being approachable and raising awareness of the visibility of the trans, gender diverse, non-binary, sistergirl and brotherboy communities by their actions.
In other news, I’ve recently had 3 non-fiction pieces published in Archer Magazine, Sydney Review of Books and the brand new Wellbeing Wild Magazine.
“…storytelling always has me glowing with adrenaline as if, all at once, I’ve done twenty sit-ups, eaten chocolate and kissed my crush.”
they as they
visible and voice
listen and listen
Aside from house decorating and exploring haunted forests, Free Realms also had a significant impact on the way I perceived, and performed, my gender identity.
A Poetry Game.
Explore houses with your friends.
Build rooms out of prose.
Make architectural poetry
Finally, my short story ‘Bodies Needed’ is part of an audio series ‘Urban Internet Myths’ at Digital Writers’ Festival 2019! Check it out here.
EPISODE 1: BODIES NEEDED, BY RAE WHITE
A temporary reception job at a funeral home takes a turn for the permanent.
Last month I had two new visual poems published! I’ve been exploring what poetry means to me and how I can best express that, including playing with other art forms and pushing my own boundaries.
I was so proud to have my blackout poem ‘flourish, viola’ published at Honey & Lime Lit.
And my visual poem ‘clear skies’, which incorporates seashells, polaroid photos and printed labels, appeared in Baby Teeth Journal.
This week Milk Teeth was commended in the 2018 Anne Elder Award! Winner of the award was the fabulous Eunice Andrada for her book Flood Damages. Many big congrats to this wonderful writer! My book was commended for the award alongside fellow poets: Maryam Azam – The Hijab Files; Marjon Mossammaparast – That Sight; and Lindsay Tuggle – Calenture. Thanks to his year’s judges: Gig Ryan, Des Cowley and Bonny Cassidy. For more info about the award, visit the Australian Poetry website.
This week I got my very first YouTube review of Milk Teeth from Six Minutes For Me as part of #AussieApril! In this video Jaclyn also reviewed Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton. You can check out the video here.