Our works are our children

Published : Friday, December 21, 2007
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Photo by : Nicola Trethowan

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Newcastle Poetry Prize

Published : Tuesday, December 04, 2007

This year’s Newcastle Poetry Prize, Australia’s most generous and prestigious, was awarded on Friday night (30 November) to my poem “Eclogues”. When the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle (sponsors with Newcastle City Council of the prize, which is administered…

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The Poet Within

Published : Saturday, November 24, 2007

I’m the subject of a column ("The Switch") in the MyCareer section of The Sydney Morning Herald this Saturday (24 November 2007; election day). The story, written by Anne Fawcett, covers the apprenticeship I served in law and book publishing…

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We are not Finished

Published : Thursday, November 22, 2007

My poem “We are not Finished at the Skin,” written in conversation with Lucia Rossi’s wonderful images, was published last week in PAN 4. PAN is an online journal; PAN is Philosophy, Activism, Nature. Check it out; subscribe. PAN 4…

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Farewell Eric Rolls

Published : Monday, November 19, 2007

The writer Eric Rolls, author of A Million Wild Acres, died after a short illness on 31 October. Eric Rolls was a pioneering Australian nature writer; he was a poet, farmer, essayist, lover of life, advocate of the wild. I…

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