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Awards

First prize in the mid year FAW poetry competition, 2005 for "Tears of Still Life".

First prize in the 2007 Northern Rivers Writers Festival poetry competition for "In the Garden of Martyrs."

Poem, "Shengxiu’s Mirror Koan", selected from over a hundred submissions and hung in 2007 Portraits and Poetry Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Lismore NSW.

Positions

Monthly Book Reviewer for the Northern Rivers Echo 2010 / 11

Residencies

2005 Northern Rivers Writer's Centre residential mentorship for four emerging writers funded by NSW Ministry of Arts.

Recipient of a Macquarie Bank Longlines residential program at Varuna Writers' House, Blue Mountains 2007.

Guest poet at Southern Cross University’s International Human Rights & Peace Conference, Lismore NSW 2008.

Shortlisted for Varuna Harper Collins Award, February 2010.

Anthologies

"Sensoria" - Dangerously Poetic Press 2004
Evening Shift, Belongil's Mouth

"To The Edge" - Dangerously Poetic Press 2006
Tears of Still Life, O Cebreiro, The Running of the Bulls

"All the Way Home" - Dangerously Poetic Press 2009
In the Morning, Crossing the River, War Baby, Crumble and Tea, Shengxiu's Mirror Koan

All Books may be purchased through Dangerously Poetic's website.