This month I will be a poetry feature at Voicebox. I will be reading a variety of poems including those developed during my mentorship with Lucy Dougan as part of the Westerly Development Program, and poems from my writer-in-residence at Woodbridge for The National Trust of W.A. https://www.voiceboxpoets.com/
Woodbridge House poetry reading & writing workshop. Walk, listen to, and write poetry in response to Woodbridge House. On the 20th November I will be facilitating my first community engagement activity as part of the writer-in-residence, Inspire National Trust of W.A. program. The three hour workshop will include a tour and reading in Woodbridge houseContinue reading “Doilies, Desire & Corridors”
photograph in front of Frida Kahlo mural by Susan Respinger
I feel so very privileged to be a part of this anthology of poetic responses to the climate crisis. Jerome Masamaka provides a detailed and thoughtful review of the collection as a personal and global response to the climate crisis. https://westerlymag.com.au/letters-to-our-home-creative-reflections-on-the-climate-crisis/.
We’ve got press! With thanks to Milly Bartlett from The National Trust of W.A. for organising Claire Ottaviano from Echo Newspaper to interview Nandi Chinna and I on our projects, whilst Writers-in-Residence at Woodbridge House (Mandoon). #nationaltrust #nationaltrustwa #inspire #poetrycommunity https://echonewspaper.com.au/woodbridge-history-inspires-poets/
I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that I have been offered the Katharine Susannah Prichard Invited Writer-in-Residence position for 2022. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend two weeks in a cottage in the tranquil surrounds of Katharine’s place to read, write, write, repeat. I was very fortunate earlier this year to spend two nights thereContinue reading “Invited Writer-in-Residence”
I am so incredibly grateful to have been awarded an INSPIRE Writer in Residency at Woodbridge (Mandoon) by The National Trust of W.A. It is amongst illustrious company, which is quite humbling. You can read about all our proposed projects on this link. Thank you to The National Trust of W.A. and the assessment panelContinue reading “INSPIRE Writer in Residence”
Recoil 12 is a collation of twelve poets who featured at Perth Poetry Club, 2020. My poem, Waxen Limbs is included alongside many wonderful works, including by: soulreserve, Caroline Reid and Cath Drake, plus more.
My poem, ‘the hair salon’ has been published in Not Very Quiet journal, a twice yearly online journal for women’s poetry. Issue 8 was themed, Mask and there are an array of interesting responses from poets for you to read. https://not-very-quiet.com/2021/03/14/the-hair-salon/
As part of the Westerly Writers’ Development Program I had the opportunity to spend two nights on the tranquil grounds of The Katherine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Retreat. It was an immersive experience amongst the eucalypts, prickly pear and native birdsong. https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/pay-and-stay