2011 PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia
2004 Bachelor of Arts, Media and Communications (with Honours) at University of Melbourne, Australia
Selected Grants and Awards
2013 Val Vallis Award 2nd place for long poem ‘1961: lightly scored in three parts’
2013 City of Melbourne Arts Grant Program
2012 CAL Cultural Fund for special issue of RABBIT poetry journal
2009 Varuna Residency Fellowship
2008 Felix Meyer Scholarship for Creative Writing (University of Melbourne)
2006 H.B. Higgins Scholarship for the Study of Poetry (University of Melbourne)
2014 Suite for Percy Grainger (Sydney: Vagabond)
2012 marionette: a biography of miss marion davies (Sydney: Vagabond)
2011 Refashioning Myth: Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses, Jessica Wilkinson, David McInnis and Eric Parisot (eds.) (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press)
Articles and Chapters
I have had critical articles on ‘poetic histories’ published locally and internationally in journals including Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts (U.S.A.), Cultural Studies Review, Axon: Creative Explorations and HOW2 (U.S.A.), and in edited books, including Remaking Literary History (eds. Paul Sheehan, Helen Groth, Anthony Uhlmann, 2010) and Poetry and the Trace (eds. Ann Vickery and John Hawke, 2013).
I have also been commissioned to write reviews of poetry books for JASAL, Cordite Poetry Review and HOW2.
Poems in Journals, Books and Anthologies
Since 2008 I have had more than sixty poems published in journals, books, newspapers and anthologies, including Cordite, Overland, Meanjin, The Age, The Sun-Herald, Best Australian Poems (2012 & 2013), Southerly, Ekleksographia (U.S.A.), HOW2 (U.S.A.), Conclave (U.S.A.) and Bluestem (U.S.A.).
Performances & Readings
Collaborative Performances of marionette with Simon Charles & Manteia ensemble:
– Conduit Arts Space, Brunswick, Melbourne, 9 May 2013.
– Translocal Music Series, Montsalvat, Eltham, 8 November 2012.
– ANAM quartetthaus 2012 season, 22 September 2012.
Collaborative Performances of Suite for Percy Grainger with Simon Charles:
– The Owl and the Pussycat, Richmond, 28 October 2010.
– Re-opening of the Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne, 16 October 2010.
– National Young Writers’ Festival, This Is Not Art Festival, Newcastle, 1 October 2010.
Manning Clark Hall, Canberra, June 5th 2013
Sydney Writers Festival, May 25th 2013
Gilgamesh Salon, South Melbourne, April 15th 2013