live performance

My Place event, TenX9 Adelaide. Performance of memoir piece Mr Vanehouse from Square Pegs at The Jade, Adelaide Oct 18, 2018

Friendly Street Poets at Box Factory, Adelaide. Poems The Quantum Physics of Time, kept in the dark, Heaven’s above Oct 8, 2018

Southern Performers Interactive Network,Guest reader to promote gods for a new world, Duke’s Café, Moana, Sep 5th 2018

Friendly Street Poets at Box Factory, Adelaide The Accident, Letters of Last Resort, passive voice, foxnews dumbdown Sept 3, 2018

TenX9 Adelaide Storytelling event. First public performance of my short memoir ‘Holding on’ at  The Jade, Adelaide. Aug 16 th 2018

Launch speech for Epicurean, an ekphrastic collection of poems by Jennifer Liston and Rob Walker, based on SALA artworks on the theme of food, Campbelltown ArtHouse. 12th August 2018

gods for a new world Launch and readings. , Ginninderra Press Pocket Poets chapbook at Halifax Café. July 10th 2018

Launch of Ginninderra’s Wild Anthology at East Ave Books, Clarence Park. Performed poem treecreeper. Jul 8th 2018

‘What good does poetry do?’ Guest Panellist  40th anniversary of Ginninderra Press at Tea Tree Gully Library. Jul 7, 2018

Mama Jambo Open Mic Poetry, performance poem The Thoughts of Charlie Sheen, Adelaide, May 21, 2018

Adelaide Writers’ Week (Poetry Reading) West Tent, Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens, Mar 6, 2018. Podcast

Defying Gravity (Adelaide Fringe Event, Len Beadell Library, Salisbury) poems Tommy Ruff, An accident waiting to happen, cliché antiverse, bucket list, Ode to the Penis, speech of parts and songs Livin’ in the Sunlight, If I were a subjunctive clause, and Whispering Grass (w. John Brydon), Feb 28, 2018

Dreamday (Launch Speech for Amelia Walker’s Dreamday collection), Feb 18, 2018

Travelling Through the Unexpected (Launch Speech for Lynette Arden’s poetry collection), Feb 10, 2018

Friendly Street Poets (Box Factory, Adelaide) poems 5 haiku and mr miles, Nov 6, 2017

Spring Shorts / Quart Short Literary Nights (Bibliotheca, Adelaide). Performance by Patrick Frost of short story Your Life © , Oct 17, 2017)

FS Poets @ Halifax Café (Adelaide.) Featured Poet. Poems Spud, beauty, dripping, Having your cake, microworld, washing dishes, Jordy’s balloons, a clarity of smog, homing pigeon to a poet, The drive to work, coming off the tramadol, milk and honey, bubbles of reality, tree creeper, The Accident, Wheels on fire, July 26, 2017

Blackwood Winemakers & Brewers Club (The Studio, Blackwood) Retrospective readings from all published books, Jun 21, 2017

Friendly Street Poets at Unley Town Hall, poems I, cloud, cutting, Free in Philadelphia June 17, 2017

SPIN #50 (Singing Gallery, McLaren Vale) – Short story Mr Vanehouse, Apr 5, 2017

Quart Short Literary Evening “Autumn shorts” (Bibliotheca, Adelaide) – Holding on (memoir) and Your Life © (short fiction) read by actor, Apr 4, 2017

Friendly Street Poets  (Box Factory, Adelaide) – Suite of poems ‘new gods for a modern world’, Dec 12, 2016

SPIN (Southern Performers Interactive Network) (Singing Gallery, McLaren Vale) – spoken word Tommy Rough and songs Whispering Grass & Lazy Sunday Afternoon, Dec 3, 2016.

Downtown Poets (Café Latino, Woodville Park) – Readings of work by Wilfred Owen, Judith Wright & Stephen Spender and own poetry and musical items, Nov 26, 2016

Friendly Street Poets (Launch of Anthology 40, Burnside Library), Nov 24, 2016

Goolwa Poetry Cup  (The Distillery, Goolwa) – Performance piece ‘Tommy Rough’, Nov 20, 2016

Adelaide Hills Poets (Stirling Hotel, Stirling) – Readings as Guest Poet, Nov 13, 2016

Friendly Street Poets (at Harry’s Bar, Adelaide) – Prose poem ‘Horses of childhood, Nov 8, 2016

City of Unley Libraries – Featured Poet,  FSP at Unley Town Hall, Sep 17, 2016

PBA-FM Writers Radio – Interview and poem-reading from Original Clichés with Margaret Clark, Aug 5, 2016

ABC local radio 891 – interview about Original Clichés with Peter Goers, Aug 2, 2016

Halifax Café, Adelaide – Friendly Street 40th anthology celebrations. Poem ‘crabbing from James Well to Rogues Point’

Gastronaut – Radio Adelaide. Interview and three poems ‘lemonsong’, ‘the saffron rice’ and ‘soursop’. March 12, 2016

Poets at Goolwa – Feature Poet, Signal Point Theatrette. A 30 minute retrospective of work from all collections 2005 – 2016. Dec 13, 2015

SPIN (Southern Performers Interactive Network) – Singing Gallery, McLaren Vale spoken word ‘an uneasy clam’, December 5, 2015

Adelaide City Library – Poet in Residence, Final Performance of New Work, November 27, 2015

Friendly Street Poets City Meeting – prose-poem ‘cold caller’, October 6, 2015

Poets at The Pub – Prince Albert Hotel, Gawler (Featured Poet and ‘Random Input! Workshop), August 30, 2015

Radio Adelaide – interview with Alicia Moraw.  Performance of ‘surprises’, ‘the girl on the train to Shikama’, ‘lines written in himeji’, ‘haru/ spring’ , ‘termites’, ‘If I were a subjunctive clause’ and ‘seeing it all clearly while my glasses are being repaired’ and chat about the little moments which inspired the poems. Adelaide, July 4, 2015.  LISTEN NOW.


Garron Press – Launch and promotion of 2015 chapbooks. Wakefield Press, Mile End, July 4, 2015

Dead Poets Society – Featured presenter at  A tribute to e e cummings (Spoken Word SA/ Dymocks) Adelaide May 21, 2015


Southern Poets Interactive Network Noarlunga Arts Centre, (song -The Circle Game.) Dec 6, 2014


SpokenWord SA Poetry Slam (Guest Poet) Woodcroft Library, Aug 22, 2014


Dead Poets Society A tribute to Ern Malley (Spoken Word SA/ Dymocks) Adelaide, April 24, 2014


Launch of Willow Light Featured poet and official “launcher” of Haiku Bindii‘s second anthology. Read some of my Japanese poems and played a few traditional tunes on the shakuhachi. Box Factory, Adelaide,  Apr 25, 2015


Poets Corner  Featured poet. Effective Living Centre, Wayville, Jan 27, 2014


Word Box, Adelaide, Jan 21, 2014


Southern Poets Interactive Network, Christies Beach, Jan 1, 2014


Word Box, Adelaide, Dec 17, 2013


Words @ The Wall, SA State Library, May 15, 2013


Word Box, Adelaide, Mar 13, 2013


Radio Adelaide – ArtsBreakfast Show Interview, Feb 16, 2013


Launch of Rabbit Journal #7 – reading. Embiggen Books, Melbourne, Feb 26, 2013


Zephyr CD A Rain from the Shadows launch, Wheatsheaf Hotel, Feb 21, 2013


Southern Poets Interactive Network, Christies Beach, Feb 20, 2013


Three D Radio Voiceprint (interview & readings) Feb 18, 2013


Adelaide Fringe Paroxysm 60 Second Slam, Feb 17, 2013


Word Box, Adelaide, Feb 13, 2013

Southern Poets Interactive Network, Christies Beach, Jan 23, 2013


Word Box, Adelaide, Jan 9, 2013


Open Your Mind Awards ceremony, Oct, 2011


Sappho Books and Wine Bar Poetry Reading, Glebe, September 13, 2011


Where Worlds Collide RiAus (Royal Institute of Australia), National Science Week, August 20, 2011


Squatters Arms with Max-Mo, Aug 7, 2011


Higher Ground with Max-Mo, July 1, 2011

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