Category Archives: Readings

Poetry reading on ABC Radio National, Off Track presents Queer Out Here

EXTREMELY EXCITINGLY, ABC Radio National, a.k.a. The Grownup Radio, has produced a special edition of Queer Out Here which includes my reading from Queer Out Here episode 1, Feb 2018, of two poems about place and family estrangement. The Queer Out Here special edition aired 5am (!) this morning 16/3/2019, and will repeat Sun 17/3 […]

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.