As a child I was always reading, starting with books from the wonderful mobile
library that visited my western Sydney suburb. I started writing, early, with
poems and stories published in magazines and newspapers. As a founding member of
the Kitchen Table Poets, some of my poems have been published in our collection,
Tangents. Together with the other KTPs, I organise and read at poetry events on
I love to write intimately about the small dramas I observe in my world – birds,
animals, spiders and insects. I have a great curiosity for story, and draw on
memory, relationships and events to explore the nature of human interactions and
In 2012 I was awarded a Varuna fellowship to develop a collection of memoir poems.
I currently run a graphic design and editorial business and am a writer and
editor for magazines and corporate clients, including South Coast Style. Since
1997, I have published an online arts magazine artsrush.