Published Fiction #1: The Swimmer

My first published short story.  There haven’t been many, but I wanted to preserve those I did publish here rather than on the bookshelf where they will never be read. ‘The Swimmer’ appeared in ‘Verandah’, Volume Five, Victoria College Literary Magazine, 1990

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My Solo Poetry Video Archive #3

A poem about holding a friend’s baby, my Goddaughter, for the first time. It appeared in the 1997 poetry publication ‘Fit of Passion’ by Liz Hall-Downs and Kim Downs. This Video was part of an ABC TV Arts Programme, featuring Australian Spoken Word artists, called ‘Voices’. It was shot and broadcast around 1996-7.  

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Living with an Invisible Disability 101: Carers

An online group I’m in recently posed the question of how we Crip Warriors should respond to the plethora of articles that discuss  ‘parenting a child with a disability”. As we share the ‘Social Model’ Of Disability, and call out Ableism in all its manifestations, we also often point out how these articles, in the […]

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In Which I Am Portrayed in an Artist’s Book by RvB

Aw, I’m blushing! Very chuffed this portrait of me was included in ‘On The Rod’, ReVerse Butcher’s Artist’s Book, a radical reworking of a physical copy of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’. Launched in Melbourne, as an ebook and a limited edition hardcopy, in November, 2018. I’ve crossed swords with a few fellow (male) writers […]

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‘Homeward Dove’ Reviewed!

SWAMPFISH by Meg Geering Autoharp Quarterly Summer 2018 Reviews: Homeward Dove – Swampfish By Nan Bovingdon Homeward Dove is the latest album by Australian duo Liz Hall-Downs and Kim Downs, known together as Swamp- fish. While driving back home to Washington after attending the ever rewarding California Autoharp Gather- ing (CAG), my friend popped the […]

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