Yesterday I presented a session at the English Teachers Association NSW annual conference. With the theme #LetsCreate, the conference offered… Read more English Teachers conference
What are the best ways to use spoken-word poetry in education? A brief review of the research.
My poetry tour kicks off soon with dates in Nov-Dec 2018
From the moment I first experienced it, I have been in love with live poetry. Live poetry lives in the… Read more Why orality matters to me
The concept of ‘flow’ is important for spoken-word poetry. Here I discuss 3 aspects of flow and how you can invite it into your writing practice.
This post explores the relationship of spoken-word poetry to truth-telling, and how we can be authentic and purposeful with our words.
A list of regular events, festivals and competitions in Australia.
For the first time in NSW, ‘performance poetry’ is now part of the English syllabus. Two poets have been listed… Read more A turning point for spoken-word poetry in schools
How do I memorize my poems? Here are a few tips.
You have to celebrate the victories, right? Well, I spent a couple of months earlier this year sending out various… Read more Celebrating Storyfest: a 3-day festival of spoken-word