About Pascalle


Poet, musician and performer whose experimental work is usually founded in cultural theory. Pascalle has performed at venues and festivals, both in Australia and overseas. Current projects include band The Stress of Leisure, UN/SPOOL with Nathan Shepherdson, 24 Hour Gym with Tessa Rose, I will say this only once  for if:book Australia, <O>PEN and Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. for Queensland Poetry Festival, The Outlandish Watch project (with collaborators Nathan Shepherdson and David Stavanger), and her zine series Today, the voice you speak with may not be your ownHer debut poetry collection A Vast Laugh was released through Small Change Press in 2008.

Poetry Performances:

Note: All are performances as well as:

  • C – Coordinator
  • H  – Host
  • W  – Workshop


In Conversation with Kate Tempest, Avid Reader Bookstore H

Riverbend Poetry Series, Queensland Poetry Festival

Kurilpa Poets

Borrowed Verse (with Tom Cooney), The Junk Bar

Poetic Practice course, Queensland Writers Centre W



Solidarity Külture Ćlub, Ipswich

The Salt Room, Canberra

24 Hour Gym at BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, Canberra

Avant Gaga #19 at Sappho, Sydney

24 Hour Gym at BAD!SLAM!NO!MEMOIR!

24 Hour Gym at Queensland Poetry Festival

Quasimodo’s Dream at Queensland Poetry Festival H

Judith Wright Centenary Celebrations, Judith Wright Centre

Poetry Gallery Masterclass, Bleach Festival, Bond University W


Brisbane Writers Festival Walking Home, Walking Away (in conversation with Simon Armitage)

Brisbane Writers Festival Literary Vaudeville H

Unspool with Nathan Shepherdson at Queensland Poetry Festival

Needlepoints of Light at Queensland Poetry Festival H

5th Bienial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association

Poetry Gallery Masterclass, Bleach Festival, Bond University

Couplet for Reader-in-Residence program, Brisbane Square Library

The Hideaway


BAD! SLAM! NO! BISCUIT!, The Phoenix (Canberra)

Pride New Farm Library event

Speedpoets with Tylea, The Hideaway

Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. installation, Queensland Poetry Festival

SlammED! Mentor Workshop, The Edge W

SlammED!, State Library of Queensland W

Riverbend Poetry Series Queensland Poetry Festival Launch, Riverbend Bookstore

Matt Hetherington’s Book Launch for ‘Eye to Eye’, Queensland Writers Centre

We All Want To Take the Lead, Judith Wright Centre H


Freeverse, State Library of Queensland

Stilts Journal launch

Snapshots 5: Awkweird Moments, Sean Young Studios

Unlocking Your Poetic Voice, Queensland Writers Centre W

Ipswich Poetry Feast Workshop Series W

Let the Words Take Flight, State Library of Qld

Speedpoets – The Outlandish Watch 7″ Launch, Brew Café

SlammED!, State Library of Qld W

Tylea’s performance at Qld Poetry Festival

Fresh: Poetry and Burlesque in the Library


Brisbane Square Library Poetry Burlesque  

Riverbend Poetry Series

Poet in Cafe residency, Vine Restaurant

Ipswich Poetry Feast Workshop Series W

Voices on the Coast Festival W

Qld Poetry Festival

Outlandish Watch Launch

Whitsunday Voices W

Australian Poetry Slam, Brisbane Powerhouse

SlammED!, Brisbane Writers Festival W


Tutor in Poetics, University of Queensland W


ouTsideRs – The Stress of Leisure launch H

Brisbane Writers Festival

Swallow and Exit, Judith Wright Centre and Byron Bay Arts

emily xyz filmclip – a little revolution

editor, Qld Poetry Festival compilation

Voices on the Coast Festival

Tutor in Poetics, University of Queensland W


ouTsideRs – Hunter S Thompson, The Suits, Festivus H

Brisbane Writers Festival

Flight – QPF, Judith Wright Centre, The Globe, Barry Jones Auditorium, Woodford Folk Festival


With Old Man River @ The Globe

ouTsideRs H

Riverbend Poetry Series

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Indooroopilly State High School W

Poetry Unearthed  W

A Vast Laugh Book Launch, Qld Writers Centre

With Clare Bowditch @ The Zoo

Oasis Cafe, Nimbin

Mullumbimby Library

Byron Bay Writers Festival

ETAQ Conference

Writers at the Rails

Qld Poetry Festival

Brisbane Writers Festival

Writing – The Fringe Festival

SLQ Australian Poetry Slam, Longreach/Barcaldine W

SLQ SlammED  W

4ZzZ Live and Local

National Young Writers Festival/This Is Not Art Opening

Reclaim the Night Festival

Babble Slam

Bar Open

Federation Square

West Word

Darebin Writers Festival

Woodford Folk Festival


ouTsideRs H

Y Tuesday Poetry Club (UK)

Farrago Poetry @ RADA (UK)

Latitude Festival (UK)

Poetry Cafe (UK) H

Australian Poetry Slam Heat @ Beaudesert Arts Centre W

Brisbane Writers Festival

Random Acts of Poetry C

Qld Poetry Festival  – Shaking Hands with the Air

QPF Committee Member

Indooroopilly State High School

With Old Man River @ The Zoo

Woodford Folk Festival


Qld Poetry Festival Slam Winner

Brisbane Writers Festival – Writers on the Make

Random Acts of Poetry  C

Woodford Folk Festival Slam Winner

Planet Radio

Velvet Landmine

With Old Man River @ The Troubadour