Shakespearean Sonnet

Perth Shakespeare Club logo

Shakespeare Club logo

The Shakespeare Club of Western Australia ran a competition this year in honour of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. It was for a sonnet, in classical Shakespearean form, with a Western Australian theme. My sonnet, ‘The Wild Geese’, about the American ship Catalpa’s rescue of Fenian prisoners from Fremantle Gaol in 1876, won the $200 second prize.

The judge’s comments and an account of the award ceremony are available here

New Poetry Book

I have a new poetry publication now available. It’s in the ‘Pocket Poets’ series from Ginninderra Press, and can be ordered from their website, link here:

Second Person Singular

mockup-graphic

This is the design that my grand-daughter Poppy did for the cover of the book, which is entitled ‘Second Person Singular’.

 

I also have a poem chosen for inclusion in the next Poetica Christi anthology, ‘Imagine’.

My radio play ‘Memento Mori’, has been commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers Literary Awards.