John Wainwright

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
Poet John Wainwright has written a response to The Architecture Issue of Today, the voice you speak with may…

‘UN/SPOOL’ at Queensland Poetry Festival

Nathan Shepherdson and I will be performing a cinematic response to Maya Deren’s Meshes of the Afternoon called UN/SPOOL at Queensland Poetry Festival on Sunday 31st August, 3pm at the Judith Wright Centre.… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure plays Ladyfest Launch Party on Friday 18th July

The Stress of Leisure will celebrate The Lady at the launch party for Ladyfest on Friday 18th July at The Underdog.  Also featuring are The Bell Divers, McKisko and Gunk. Tikets are $10… Continue reading

Nathan Shepherdson

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
Poet Nathan Shepherdson has written a response to The Film Issue of Today, the voice you speak with may…

Andrew Galan

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
Poet Andrew Galan has written a response to The Architecture Issue of Today, the voice you speak with may…

Issue #3 of ‘Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own’

The third issue of the zine Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own is available and this issue we celebrate celluloid with The Film Issue. The zine consists of… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure plays Sonic Masala Fest on 21st June

  The Stress of Leisure will be among a ton of bands playing Brisbane DIY label Sonic Masala’s first festival, Sonic Masala Fest, at Greenslopes RSL on Saturday 21st June. This is what the… Continue reading

Presenting a paper at The 5th Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association

I will be presenting a paper called Borne through the body: the Internet as lived experience and the Desiring-machine for the Fifth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association at the… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure plays The Hideaway’s Last Hoorah on Sat 31st May

On Saturday 31st May, beloved Brisbane venue The Hideaway will close its doors. The Stress of Leisure will play as part of Goodbye Jimmy – The Last Hideaway alongside other Hideaway regulars, Jiveswallow… Continue reading

Spaghetti Western published in Seizure Online

The online journal Seizure has been running an old-fashioned poetry parlour game called ‘Bouts Rimes’ – where players are given the end rhymes to a sonnet and must ‘fill in the rest’ – and my… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play Infinity Broke album launch with The Scrapes 17th May at The Hideaway

The Stress of Leisure will be supporting Infinity Broke (the new project featuring Jamie Hutchings and Jared Harrison of Bluebottle Kiss, teamed with Jamie’s brother Scott and bassist Reuben Wills) for the launch… Continue reading

Issue #2 of ‘Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own’

The second issue of the zine Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own is available and this issue is The Architecture Issue. The zine consists of the words, images… Continue reading

Desert Ants by Sawako Nakayasu on Soundcloud

Sawako Nakayasu performed her wonderful poem ‘Desert Ants’ at the 2011 Queensland Poetry Festival. Years later, I added some circuit bent casio accompaniment. Sawako’s book ‘The Ants’, which includes this poem, is available… Continue reading

Visual poems in Australian Poetry Journal 3.2 #concrete

I have a couple of pieces of visual poetry from a series called Every afternoon at precisely the same time (after H. G. Wells’ ‘The First Men in the Moon’) included in Australian Poetry… Continue reading

Letters to a Suburb for You Are Here Festival

Image credit: Sarah Kaur and Pascalle Burton The excellent You Are Here Festival in Canberra is on until 23rd March, showcasing independent and experimental arts and culture from the inner workings of Canberra and… Continue reading

Poetry Masterclass at Bond University/Bleach* Festival

I will be running a poetry masterclass as part of the Poetry Gallery at Bleach* Festival on Sunday 23rd March. The masterclass will also feature a panel with songwriter/musician Nicky Bomba of the… Continue reading

Playing synths with The Dames for their Brisbane Tour 21-23 February

I am excited to be playing synths in a handful of shows with Clare Moore and Kaye Louise Patterson’s ‘west coast sci-fi pop’ band The Dames over the weekend of 21-23 February: Friday 21st (from 5pm): Queen… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play with Dave Graney and the mistLY February 22nd

The Stress of Leisure will be playing support for Dave Graney and the mistLY at The New Globe Theatre on Saturday 22nd February. Tylea will also be playing, which is always a special… Continue reading

Issue #1 of ‘Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own’

It was time for a new zine. It is called Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own and now the first issue is here. The zine consists of the… Continue reading

Couplet at Brisbane Square Library on 7th February

I will be doing a poetry performance as part of Couplet at Brisbane Square Library on Friday 7th February from 5:30pm. It is presented by David Stavanger, who is currently Reader-in-Residence at the… Continue reading

My Mouth (Is Not a Mouth) at The Hideaway January 4

  MY MOUTH (IS NOT A MOUTH) is an evening of absurdist and fringe music, theatre, spoken word, comedy and cabaret hosted by Ghostboy at The Hideaway on Saturday January 4. I will… Continue reading

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

This year I curated an installation for the Queensland Poetry Festival called Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. This project incorporated the 19th century orienteering hobby of Letterboxing, and circular poetry. Five former QPF poets- in-residence were invited… Continue reading

‘I will say this only once’ remix for if:book Australia

if:book Australia has published a series of remixes from its 24-Hour Book, Willow Patterns, and I have a piece included called I will say this only once. During the initial project, a team of nine writers… Continue reading

Interview on No Brow Art Show for 4ZZZ

I shot the breeze with Andrew McLellan* for 4ZZZ’s No Brow Art Show for the episode on Poetry, off the page and out of the book. The episode features the Pure Poetry Project and Bruce Mclean’s… Continue reading