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Category Archives: Poetry

Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award 2015

Last month a poem I wrote for the Nillumbik Shire Council ekphrastic poetry award was judged ‘highly commended’. I wrote a poem, How to paint a sigh, in response to … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 8 Comments

Poetry Performances at Ballarat Bergonia Festival.

Ballarat Writers has once again teamed up with Federation Uni to create a wonderful ekphrastic poetry event. This time the Ballarat Council and Writers Victoria have also joined the group … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Writing and Loss

Melville Caves – A favourite camping place with my grandparents Over these last few months I have experienced the death of two people who were close to me. In the … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Finding God?

If you stare at a religious artefact long enough can it convert you? Yes, I am seriously asking that question. It’s not the type of question I’d usually ponder, being … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

A quick fling or a long-term relationship?

Over the past few months I’ve had some success with some short stories and poetry I’ve written. It’s been a really invigorating time for my writing and I can’t help … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Art Monthly Magazine

If you are a reader of Art Monthly Magazine look out for my poem. It’s the poem I wrote for the Capturing Flora exhibition at the Ballarat Art Gallery, described by editor … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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