Poems: Mueller River estuary; I am driving with my father

Two poems appear in Eureka Street, 15 July 2013:

Poem: ‘Poem of a new driver’, Meanjin, June 2013

Another new poem:

‘Poem of a new driver’, Meanjin, 72:2(2013)

It may also be posted on their website at some stage – we shall see!

Poem: ‘Gestalt with seagulls’, Cordite Poetry Review, 1 June 2013

Yay! Cordite new issue is out, with my poem:

Gestalt with seagulls’, Cordite Poetry Review, 1 June 2013

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.

‘The family silver, 1999’ (poem), Famous Reporter 44 (2012)

Proud and a bit sad to report I have a poem, ‘The family silver, 1999’ in Famous Reporter 44 (2012), which will be the last ever issue of that journal.

‘The note from God’ (poem), Best Australian Poems 2012

So here is one that made me scream a little bit in the street when I heard about it.

‘The note from God’ (poem) appears in Best Australian Poems 2012, ed. John Tranter, from Black Inc.

‘Family photos’ (poem), Westerly, Nov 2012

Another new publication. Whee!

‘Family photos’ (poem) appears in Westerly 57:2(2012).

‘In the long grass’ (Poem), Antipodes, June 2012

A poem ‘In the long grass’ appears in Antipodes, June 2012.

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: