Poetry, Scripts, Stories

Several of these publications began as writing experiments for site-specific new music projects. This was the case, for example, with the libretto Dwelling Structure, and with the script The Uninhabitable of L. B., which has since become an audiophonic work.

Handmade chapbooks, photo Daisy Noyes
Handmade chapbooks, photo Daisy Noyes
‘The Line Our Thread’

Grieve: Stories and Poems about Grief and Loss, vol. 6 (Newcastle NSW: Hunter Writers Centre, forthcoming August 2018)

‘This Afternoon I Walked to Meet a Friend for a Cup of Tea in High Street’

n-Scribe Magazine, no. 12 (September 2017), p. 12; read here

The (Obligatory) Dream. Scene from Undercoat: A Parafoxical Tale

chapbook designed by Callum Starr to mark the premiere season of Undercoat: A Parafoxical Tale at La Mama Theatre, Melbourne (Lauriston: Sheoak Press, 2017)—see performances of Undercoat: A Parafoxical Tale documented here

What the Fox

audiophonic work co-created with Peter Humble, produced by Miyuki Jokiranta (commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Creative Audio Unit), and first broadcast 16 December 2016; listen here

Turbulence or, ‘the underlying forces usually hidden’: An Opera in Three Scenes

music by Juliana Hodkinson, libretto by Cynthia Troup (Copenhagen: Edition Wilhelm Hansen, 2015); preview the full score integrated with the libretto here; see performances documented here

Violin Lessons (including Three Pieces for the Young Violinist)

audiophonic work produced by Miyuki Jokiranta (commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Creative Audio Unit), and first broadcast 3 August 2014; listen here

‘Kompuku-ji (Buson and Basho-an)’

from the chapbook Instead of Flowers (Kyoto Pilgrimage, April 2013), Quarterly Newsletter, PEN International Melbourne Centre, new series no. 1 (2014), p. 43; read here

‘10.43pm Saturday No Standing’ & ‘Polar Bear Kills British Boy in Arctic’

in InFusion 48 (2013), p. 7; read here, and p. 67; read here

‘Female Journalist Killed in Syria’

in Quarterly Newsletter, PEN International Melbourne Centre, new series no. 1 (2013), p. 39; read here

‘Stranger’

in InScribe Magazine, no. 7 (2012–13), p. 6; read here

Dwelling Structure: An Opera in 8 Time Use Episodes

libretto, in the broadsheet series published by Chamber Made Opera, The Edge, no. 2 (2011); read here; see performances documented here

Care Instructions: Script for Single or Multiple Voice

foreword by Alison Croggon, limited edition published in collaboration with letterpress artist Carolyn Fraser, Idlewild Press (Melbourne: Aphids, 2009); see performances documented here

‘Trifle’

in Nuestra Voz, Our Voice, Notre Voix: Antología del Comité de Escritoras del PEN Club Internacional, vol. 4 (Salta: Editorial Biblioteca de Textos Universitarios, 2008), pp. 77–78; this story was first written for performance by Barbara Campbell, one of 10 Stories for 1001.net.au

The Uninhabitable of L. B.

chapbook, in the audio CD package Scale, from the 2004 Aphids::MUSiCLAB residency at Bains::Connective in Brussels (Melbourne: Aphids, 2006); see performances documented here

‘And When They Were Good’

in A Quarreling PairA Triptych of Small Puppet Plays (Melbourne: Aphids, 2004), pp. 15–23; see performances documented here

‘Surveys of routes miss what was’

recitation as part of Maps The Soundtrack, audio CD from the Aphids/Kokon music theatre project Maps (Melbourne & Copenhagen: Aphids/Kokon, 2003)

‘Your Free Gift*’

in Passage: An Anthology of New Writing (Melbourne: Visible Ink, 2002), pp. 62–70

‘Surveys of routes miss what was’: Maps Part 1 Melbourne

film script for the Aphids/Kokon music theatre project Maps, edited by Louise Beck (Melbourne: Aphids, 2000); see performances documented here