I’ve come across a lost of interesting commentary recently about how much of their ‘workday’ a writer actually spends on… Read more Getting organised
Where is slam poetry positioned in relation to other literary forms and movements? Spoken-word deserves a legitimate place alongside other contemporary movements, if not merely for its popularity, then for its fascinating combination of the ancient with the avant-garde.
How I rewrote the classic fairytale for women of today
It’s a word that’s always controversial. It’s a word that appears briefly in my latest poem, except I’m really not… Read more On using the word “C***” in a poem
First in the SlamCraft series, I show you how to explore your materials: Spoken words .
Here’s a poem I wrote back in my early twenties, in homage to one of my favourite people, and poets,… Read more drive-by
I’m excited to start a blog project that’s been swimming around in my mind for a long time now: SLAMCRAFT.… Read more SlamCraft is coming
Some ideas take longer than others. The idea for my next performance poem has been 5 years in the making…… Read more What to do with an idea
Welcome to the new year! Here in the Northern Rivers, we’re getting pummeled by fat, drenching, subtropical rain, and then… Read more Happy New Writing!
I had a great question from a punter after my performance at M-Arts last weekend. (You can watch the live… Read more What comes first: rhythm or words?