Tag Archives: published

New poems

I have a few new poems out: Return, in the latest issue of Cordite (edited by Omar Sakr and Fiona Wright), Monochromist, in the Poetry and Place Anthology 2015, and a couple of haiku in bottle rockets #35–my first haiku … Continue reading

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The City We Build

With every mile Another piece of me peels off And whips down the road All down the road Smog, “I Could Drive Forever” Exactly five years ago last week I set off on foot from Cape Sata, the southernmost tip … Continue reading

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Poem 2011/11

cold splash rough towel on the face– beard drips, drips Finalist, paper wasp Jack Stamm Haiku Award 2010

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Poem 2011/10

the rage of the dream fades– just 4am birds Finalist, paper wasp Jack Stamm Haiku Award 2010

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Poems, interviews, and a festival

In a year of deep silences, poetry has been my most productive and successful writing. In April, my poem Cartography of Loss appeared in Islet‘s island-themed issue. It was nice to appear alongside Sonya Faint, a founding member of my … Continue reading

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Darwin Day 2011

The Tangled Bank: Love, Wonder, and Evolution is now in print! You can get your copy via Tangled Bank Press. I’ve also been interviewed by Helen Venn at Egoboo about writing, editing, and publishing.

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Riverbend Poetry Series

2011 is shaping up to be a big year of poetry for me. First up, I’m happy to be one half of Brisbane New Voices II, along with Speedpoets stalwart John Koenig. Our two micro-collections, edited by Graham Nunn, are … Continue reading

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PNG, poetry, and pseudonyms

Silence is not unusual at ‘hydrolith’, but the tumbleweeds have been particularly wild this year. It’s been a busy year, and an introspective one. Travel, study, writing, editing, and personal life have kept me off social media for most of … Continue reading

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New Paths & Old

In June, I married Tara Horner. A white wedding sounded as appealing as shock therapy, so instead we opted for exchanging rings in a quiet civil ceremony with a grand total of two guests. Life is good. We designed the … Continue reading

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Clarion South, Two Years On

After two years, I’m finally wrapping my head around what Clarion South was all about. At his invitation, I’ve just described my experience of one week at Clarion South 2007 on tutor Lee Battersby’s blog. But seeing as I’ve been … Continue reading

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