Winner of the 2012 Sydney Poetry Prize and creator of Q-Poetics (Poetry in Queues).

Publications include:

Buying into the Property Market (GRIST anthology, ed.Simon Armitage)
The Grin of Our Choices (ABRIDGED magazine, UK)
Award-winning Australian Writing (MELB BOOKS 2012)

A passion for poetry on the page and in three dimensions, performances include:

Poet with the Sydney Morning Herald iPad
I’ll Do A Budget
Your Hands
Australia – Love It or Leave It
Please Sound Horn, Sound Horn OK
From Neon Bulb to Bone Grit
We’ve All Been Here Before

(‘We’ve All Been Here Before’ is a commissioned poem about Glasgow for Pachamama Productions, directed by Cora Bissett, UK – ‘Whatever Gets You Through the Night)

Theatre & Verse:

The Line We Draw
Cafe Poet with Australian Poetry and Ampersand Cafe, Sydney


Include various festivals and schools, through Word Travels, Australia and Scottish Book Trust, with ConFAB (Aye Write Festival).

Sydney Writers Festival (2012 / 2011),
“Performoetics” (Red Rattler, Sydney),
Word in Hand (Sydney)
Sweetalkers (Melb)
The Dan & Passionate Tongues (Melbourne)
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Big Word Edinburgh
Aye Write Festival
Glasgow Mirrorball
“Discombobulate” at The Arches (Glasgow)
Tron Theatre Cabaret (Glasgow)
Is This Poetry? (Edinburgh)
Artists in Exile – Doulton Fountain commission, Glasgow