Poetry Performance at Riverbend – QPF 2013 Launch

I will be doing a small set as part of the Riverbend Poetry Series to launch the 2013 Qld Poetry Festival on Tuesday 18th June. I am programmed alongside the exceptional Nathan Shepherdson… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play The Hideaway Friday 3rd May

  The Stress of Leisure are playing The Hideaway on Friday May 3, alongside Kellie Lloyd and Conor Macdonald. You may know Kellie from her Screamfeeder exploits, however last year she released a… Continue reading

The Cleveland Line published in Overland II: Resistance

  The audio track for The Cleveland Line has been included in the issue of Audio Overland II: Resistance, edited by Maxine Clarke. There are 8 other poets included: Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tiggy Johnson, Belinda Lopez, Koraly Dimitriadis,… Continue reading

The Lavender Room at Kustom Krafts Retro Vintage Markets

The Lavender Room will have a stall at Kustom Krafts Retro Vintage Lifestyle Markets at Sandgate Bowling Club on Sunday April 13th from 11-6pm. Expect to see The Lavender Room’s regular offerings of… Continue reading

Performing Yoko Ono with Tylea for Queensland Poetry Festival

At the closing night of Queensland Poetry Festival last year, Tylea (gotacola, The Visual Fields, Songs of Applewood) gave a beautiful performance and asked me to join her onstage for a piece. We… Continue reading

Poem in Mall Stories 2013

My poem, methodical painter, has been included in Mall Stories 2013, which is a part of the You Are Here Festival in Canberra and was conceived and curated by Julian Fleetwood. The poems form… Continue reading

The Lavender Room in Bound Apart Exhibition for Rae and Bennett

  The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox series, The Outlandish Watch Songbook and Revisited Translations, and the Short Black Suite poetry postcards are included in the Bound Apart Photography and Publishing exhibition held by Rae… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure – 4Senses Benefit Gig for Deaf Australia

Saturday February 9 we’re playing the 4Senses Benefit (Deaf Australia) at the Bridge Club alongside local favourites Giants of Science, Drawn From Bees and Royal Artillery. The night will be unlike most gigs you attend – there… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure – December Duo Deluxe

Ian and I will be doing a run of gigs this December that includes playing alongside some wonderful people.   Photo: India Ryan-Knight First up, we head to Melbourne on Thursday December 6th… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Special Double Issue #11 and #12 – Florist Extraordinaires, Balconies and Dungeness plus Fascinating Men, Flamingoes and Lists!

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal.   Issue #11 and #12 is a… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #10 – Sneezing, An Albatross, Fashion and Hashimoto in Springtime

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. In each issue you’ll find: • Ye… Continue reading

The Outlandish Watch 7″ vinyl launch at Speedpoets

The vinyl will be officially launched at Speedpoets, held at Brew Café in Lower Burnett Lane, Queen St Mall from 2pm Saturday 7th July. David Stavanger, Nathan Shepherdson and I have written a companion… Continue reading

The Hear and Now – My Year of the Sounding Board published in Sotto

Here is an article written for Australian Poetry’s journal Sotto, called ‘The Hear and Now – My Year of the Sounding Board’

A Vast Laugh

A Vast Laugh with illustration and collaboration by Joshua Norman was published by in 2008 by Small Change Press and launched at Qld Writers Centre, with performance by Tylea and Sally Breen. Quotes… Continue reading

Flight

Flight was written and performed by Ghostboy and myself. Also featuring The Stress of Leisure and funded by Creative Sparks and Q150. It was performed at Queensland Poetry Festival, Brisbane Writers Festival, Barry Jones… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #9 – Mod Podge, Comme des Garçons and Texta Artists

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. In each issue you’ll find: • Ye… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #8 – Bumper Poetry Special

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. Issue #8 is a special edition zine… Continue reading

The Outlandish Watch featured in Blackmail Press

The Outlandish Watch was featured in issue 32 of New Zealand online publication, Blackmail Press.

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #6 – Australiana Bessemer, a Parents’ Answer Book and artists seeking perfection on their own terms

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. In each issue you’ll find: • Ye… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #5 – Tina Yothers, a Suzuki Omnichord and Cats

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. In each issue you’ll find: • Ye… Continue reading

The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox Issue #3 – a salt pig, squalor and transmission fluid

The Zine-in-a-Matchbox is a Golden Stapler nominated series! You can read an interview on the zine at Another Lost Shark and The Australian Book Arts Journal. In each issue you’ll find: • Ye… Continue reading