Category Archives: Readings

Poems in Meanjin – plus a podcast reading

Delighted to be reading ‘Industry, Melbourne‘, a landscape poem about heavy industry in Melbourne’s west, on the relaunched Meanjin Podcast Episode #1. Text of the poem also appears on the website: ‘Industry, Melbourne‘, Meanjin 77:1(Autumn 2018) I also have a second poem, ‘Exile’, in the print edition: Here’s a preview of the second poem I […]

Audio zine reading: ‘Highway, Shepparton’ and ‘Rooms’ appear in Queer Out Here

Delighted to have two readings of poems related to family estrangement appear in this audio zine. Apologies for my current asthma-medication Lady-Batman voice! Artist statement: Like many queer people, I am estranged from a large part of my family. We were a camping and travelling family, and I have quite a passionate relationship with the […]

Reading on the Meanjin podcast (and poem online): ‘Poem of a new driver’

Huzzah, I’m on the Meanjin podcast for September 2013, reading ‘Poem of a new driver’. This poem is now also available on the Meanjin website: Poem of a new driver.

Photos from Sleepers Almanac 8 launch, 7 March 2013

Thanks to Julie Koh for some lovely pics of the launch. It was a great crowd!

Reading from ‘Statement of claims on behalf of my father’ at Sleepers Almanac 8 launch, Thurs 7 Mar 2013

I will be giving my best attempt at a dramatic-squirrel reading of a piece called ‘Statement of Claims on Behalf of My Father’ at the launch of Sleepers Almanac 8 on Thursday 7 March, 6pm at Bella Union bar, Level 1, Victorian Trades Hall Cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton. More event details.

Varuna Writer-a-Day appearance

I’m just coming to the end of a fabulous residency at Varuna The Writers’ House, supported by the Copyright Agency Limited’s Creative Industries Career Fund. I’ve contributed a brief reading (streaming audio) from my novel in progress, ‘When I first met Martin’, to the Varuna blog’s Writer a Day project: Writer-a-Day: Belinda Rule reading from […]

Melbourne Writer’s Festival Reading: at Meanjin @ Magazine, 4 September 2010 at 10-1.30pm

I will be reading from ‘The Secret of the Dark Elves’, during Meanjin @ Magazine on the River Terrace, 4 September 2010 at 10-1.30pm . Event info; venue info; more event info.