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On a Role

The Director of Victory kept the future in mind. The moon’s bad luck gave the writers a tool. They ran the website and loaned out their tears. The money was endless where they lived. No writer knows how to work

Posted in new poems, poems

Our New Blog: Poem Monday

For the last few Mondays Oonagh and I have been writing poems together. We pick a topic and then write one poem each, reading them out to the family when we’re done. Our first poems were about blue hamburger fish. You

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Posted in i would like to recommend these people's writing, lines I wish I'd written, new poems, poems, poetry, writing

Just Read – The Rest of June

Attention Conservation Notice: Thoughts on 21 more poems I read as part of the Just Read readathon in June, including poems by JS Harry, joanne burns, Lisa Bellear, Dylan Thomas, David Brooks, Jeannine Hall-Gailey, AD Hope and Adrienne Rich. Also

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Poemix: Poem of Self Hatred

Words by me. Pictures by the stupendous Peter Savieri.  

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Published: The Bone House is Worn by the Fight

So a while back those crazy kids at if:book Australia were running this remix project called Lost in Track Changes where five writers were asked to write something and then also remix or respond to the things the other five

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Poemix: I Must Destroy the Space Whale

Pictures by the remarkable Neale Blanden, words by me. First published in Torpedo #6.

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Posted in comics, From the vaults, i would like to recommend these people's writing, my talented friends, poems

Donna Noble Has Been Saved (On The Radio)

Earlier this week I had a poem on RRR’s Breakfast show as part of their “Genius Squad” feature. My old buddy alicia sometimes is doing a regular feature in that slot, and for this particular instalment she decided to talk

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About Adam

I'm a dad and the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.

I'm currently working on "Dance to the Anticlinal Fold", a spoken word walking tour that will be part of the Castlemaine State Festival in 2019. Find out more about the show here.

Bookings for public appearances can be made through Booked Out Speakers Agency

This website was created on Dja Dja Wurrung land.
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