Publications

Poetry

01. Birds of a Feather (Meanjin, September, 2014)
02. Definitions (Overland Electronic Issue, December, 2014)
03. Mad Like A 12 Year Old Boy (Carve, September, 2014)
04. The H Word (Cordite Poetry Review, May, 2014)
4a). reprinted in Contemporary Australian Poetry
05. A Shutter Mechanism In Reverse (Lost In Track Changes, 2014)
06. Terra Nullius (The Drum, ABC, September, 2013)
07. This Miraculous Terrorism (‘Gaza Unsilenced’ anthology, 2015)
08. A Funeral Year (Tincture Journal, Issue 11, 2015)
09. Election Day (Meanjin, vol. 3 2015)
10. Call of Duty (ACU chapbook, 2015)
11. Dear Mama (Mascara Literary Review, 2015)
12. the finish line (Right Now Inc, 2015)
13. Not So Wild (Overland, 2016)
14. Some Facts About Kindness (Right Now Inc, 2016)
15. Stone Heart (Strange Horizons, 2016)
16. Jam (Going Down Swinging, 2016)
17. ghosting the ghetto (Red Room Company, 2016)
17a) reprinted in Best Australian Poems 2016
18. In the Middle of Maize Country (Twisted Moon, 2016)
19. Breath (Island magazine, 2017)
20. How to live in a world that is burning (Verity La, 2017)
21. Greasy Wings on Swanston St (City of Literature, 2017)
22. Love on High St (City of Literature, 2017)
23. Fridays in the Park [or how to make the boy holy] (City of Literature, 2017)
24. This Is Not Meant For You (City of Literature, 2017)
25. Birthday (Antic magazine, 2017)
26. Vacation Country (Antic magazine, 2017)
27. What My Body Tells (Antic magazine, 2017)
28. Switch (Overland, April 2017)
29. a lunar binge (Overland, April 2017)
30. Hop this Scotch (Peril magazine, 2017)
31. All my loves (Wildness, 2017)
32. Ordinary Things (Griffith Review, 2017)
33. Brothers (Cordite Poetry Review, 2017)
34. Sailor’s Knot (Meanjin, 2017)
35. Landscaping (Cordite Poetry Review, 2017)
36. Ameen (Peril magazine, 2017)
37. On the Way to Sydney (Big Black Thing Ch2, 2018)
38. Sky Orchards (Underblong, 2018)
39. Waiting for the American Spring (Mizna, 2018)
40. The Lost Arabs (Prairie Schooner, 2018)
41. What It Is To Be Holy (Prairie Schooner, 2018)
42. Factoids (Prairie Schooner, 2018)
43. Every Day (Prairie Schooner, 2018)
44. Galaxies of Road (Ibis House, 2018)
45. No Goldblum, No Matter (Ibis House, 2018)
46. Suppositions (Ibis House, 2018)
47. A Beautiful Child (Asian American Writers Workshop, 2018)
48. Self-Portrait of What Graces the Night (Yellow Medicine Review, 2018)
49. In Order To Return (City of Sydney, 2018)
50. Meaning (Tinderbox, 2018)
51. House of Beirut (Tinderbox, 2018)
52. The Exhibition of Autobiography (Wildness, 2018)
53. Blessed Be This Sadness (Overland, 2018)
54. Do Not Rush (The Scores Journal, 2018)
55. Pedestrian Crossing (Pencilled In, forthcoming)
56. Self-Portrait as Poetry Defending Itself (Pencilled In, forthcoming)

Features / Awards

1. These Wild Houses shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize
2. These Wild Houses shortlisted for the Judith Wright Calanthe Award
3. Shortlisted for the Red Room Poetry Fellowship
4. Shortlisted in Cosmonaut Avenue Nonfiction Prize (2017)
5. Shortlisted in the Fair Australia Poetry Prize (2016)
6. Not So Wild placed runner-up in the Judith Wright Poetry Prize (2015)
7. Call of Duty shortlisted for the ACU Poetry Prize (2015)
8. America, You Sexy Fuck shortlisted for the Judith Wright Poetry Prize (2014)
9. Up Above shortlisted for the Overland Story Wine Prize (2014)
10. Digital short story showcased in annual Twitter Fiction Festival

Translated Poetry

Four poems in Al Araby, as translated by Mohammed Al-Asaad and Najwan Darwish:

1. Regrets (February, 2015)
2. A Handful Of Sky (February, 2015)
3. A Familiar Song (February, 2015)
4. Harmony of Dirt (March, 2015)

Eight poems in Circulo de Poesia, with thanks Alí Calderon, trans. by Andrea Rivas

1. Tinder
2. Alive
3. Terrorist
4. where god is
5. Vacation Country
6. Galaxies of Road
7. The Lost Arabs
8. Factoids

Nonfiction Essays

1. What is Political Correctness? (The Saturday Paper, 2018)
2. Any Percentage of a Heart is Still a Heart (Meanjin, 2018)
3. A Forest of Memory: Ato Ribeiro (The Saturday Paper, 2018)
4. A Stomach Full of Stones (The Saturday Paper, 2018)
5. The Uncomplicated Dead (Kill Your Darlings, 2017)
6. Up the Gong with M. Mohammed Ahmad (The Saturday Paper, 2017)
7. How to Live in Trump’s World (The Lifted Brow, 2016)
8. Poetry Worth Pausing For: A Review (The Lifted Brow, 2016)
9. One Nation of Fear (Right Now Inc, 2016)
10. A War on Homophobia (SBS, 2016)
11. A Sky Full of Pride (Kill Your Darlings, 2016)
12. Parallel Lanes: On fear, citizenship & accountability (KYD, 2015)
13. Interview with Actor, Disability Advocate RJ Mitte (Junkee, 2015)
14. Is TV Post-Racial? Hint: The Answer Is No (The Guardian, 2015)
15. The Privilege of Starvation: On Art & Creative Writing (KYD, 2015)
16.  On the Merit of Literary Prizes (The Wheeler Centre, 2015)
17.  Alexis Wright’s Stream of Words (The Saturday Paper, 2015)
18Alexis Wright’s ‘The Swan Book’ (The New Arab, 2015)
19-21. Crossing the Nullarbor Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3 (GDS, 2015)
22. A Writer’s Silence (Going Down Swinging, 2015)
23. The Suburbs I Still Know (SMH, March, 2013)

Interviews

  1. Interview with Liminal Magazine (2018)
  2. We Are Here And We Will Not Be Denied with Jadaliyya (2017)
  3.  Dear Poetry Editor with Chicago Review of Books (2017)
  4.  Interview with Australian Poetry (2017)
  5.  On Art & Politics with Meanjin (2015

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