Here are some poems and performances from various times and various places:
I wrote a poem for kids! Commissioned by The Red Room Australia it's about a hat with tiny woolen ears, when I put it on, I can hear secret things...
Here’s a poem Published as part of The new Australian Poetry Anthology! It’s about Mary Shelley (der it’s called Hey Mary Shelly as you can see). It’s dark and has a little tiny (by tiny I mean level 3) language warning. I originally wrote this for ‘Frankenslam’ As Part Of The Melbourne Spoken Word Festival
“Australian Poetry Journal’, Volume 8.2 – ‘spoken’, features new works by more than 60 Australian poets, with poetry guest-edited by prominent spoken-word poets and curators, Andrew Galan and David Stavanger. This playlist presents 15 of the 42 spoken-word poets they curated for 8.2, selected with a focus on producing the first in-print journal of Australian spoken word. The playlist also includes a poem by the late, highly esteemed Candy Royalle. Recordings by Laurie May and Sarah Saleh will be added into the future.”
My Letter Dear All The Women Who Ever Existed Over The Entire Span Of Human History is now a video! Directed by Semiconductor Media, music by Andrew Watson. E P I C
The best spoken word event in the whole universe is Liner Notes and the Ziggy Stardust edition was my absolute favourite mainly cause David Bowie was there. HE WAS, WATCH!
My tribute to David Bowie's Rock And Roll Suicide
Speaking of David Bowie
here's a story about that time he came round to my house with Bing Crosby originally published on The Writers Bloc
I wrote a piece for the Monthly!
Published in the 2014 Summer edition about the strange and wonderful time I had at the annual Channel Country Ladies day in Betoota, QLD. The smallest town in THE WHOLE WORLD. SERIOUSLY.
This is from the Inspired Word in NYC, Spooning.
A Performance of Julia Gillard's famous misogyny speech! With the LadyChoir!
This is from the 2011 TEDx Melbourne event.
I was super chuffed and SUPER nervous so ignore the rambling bit at the beginning...
As part of the National Year of Reading 2012
the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations funded a project for professional writers to visit very different workplaces in each state of Australia. Mine was a residency in 7 Victorian Museums, this is the result
Here is a trailer for the short film
(that sadly never got made) Dragon Seed by Barney Danger. I trained for three days with those knives. I am in a catsuit. I like being in a catsuit with knives (DER)
We Were Told It Was A Party was originally published in A View From Here, 19 Perspectives On Feminism as part of The Next Wave Festival and has been republished on Right Now, Human Rights Australia (Trigger Warning)
This performance piece
was for an International Women's Day Event: The Dawn Conspiracy and cuts out awkwardly at the end, aces!
This is me at The Berlin International Literary Festival
competing in SlamReview! Which I won NO BIG DEAL
And here's a summary of the whole event in German!
You get to see me winning though, which is pretty rad (for me, you probably don't care)