Writing

Selected creative works

“This season’s out-welling” in Science Write Now, Issue 6 and Bukker Tillibul # 10, “Hauntings Special Issue”. Ed., Rachel Le Rossignol.

“Ways of Seeing”, Tom Collins Poetry Prize, Fellowship of Australian Writers, WA.

“memorandum: floreat:” in StylusLit.

“The last of this red hour” in Science Write Now, Issue 5, Illustration and Illumination. 

“The Levadeiro” in Plumwood Mountain: An Australian and International Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, Volume 8, Number 1.

“Turning” for the SCAN (Science/Art Network)-AAWP collaboration.

“Sail” in Grieve vol. 9, 2021.

 “’The Rilke Index’ or, ‘Rilkean-Levertovian Thinking’” (7 poem sequence) in TEXT Special Issue Series, Poetry Now Edited by Jessica Wilkinson, Cassandra Atherton and Sarah Holland-Blatt. 

“Manifest” for Telephone, international ekphrasis project, 2021. 

“Note to Self (in Novel Times)” in Prendergast, J, S Strange & J Webb (eds) 2020, The Incompleteness Book. Recent Work Press.

“Note to Self (in Novel Times),” in Prendergast, J, S Strange & J Webb (eds) 2020 the in / completeness of human experience, TEXT Special Issue Number 58, TEXT: Journal of writing and writing courses 24, 1 (April): 36.

“Moon Wrasse” in Writing from Below, Volume 3, No 1: MASC.

“Up to Our Knees In It” in Bukker Tillibul # 10, “Hauntings Special Issue”. Ed., Rachel Le Rossignol.

“Anthony Lawrence’s word pool”in Yellow Field, #11. April 2016 (Buffalo, N.Y.).

“‘Web’. After Levertov” in Yellow Field, #11. April 2016 (Buffalo, N.Y.).

“Propagules for drift and dispersal” in Australian Poetry Anthology 2015.

“Cooing to R. A” in Mascara Literary Review.

“Some words for migratory birds”  in Meniscus, Volume 3, Issue 1.

After Malouf, Flights, 3” in Cordite Poetry Review, Issue 43.0: ‘Masque’.

 

Scholarly articles and reviews

“Kristen Lang’s ‘Earth Dwellers’ as tonic unselfing. Ecopoetics and the lonely brain.” Plumwood Mountain Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics.

“To learn to know a thing: the practice of attention in Rilkean-Levertovian poetics”TEXT Special Issue Series #63, Writing through Things: The Thing as Writing Prompt. Edited by Deb Wain and Melanie Saward. 

 “’The Rilke Index’ or, ‘Rilkean-Levertovian Thinking’,” TEXT Special Issue Series, Poetry Now Edited by Jessica Wilkinson, Cassandra Atherton and Sarah Holland-Blatt. 

“The Well Academic Writing Retreat,” Drummond W. and M. Jamieson The Mindful Researcher, Jan 18, 2020.

Alberts, E.C.,  W. Drummond, and M. Freiman “Exegetical thinking: a methodology and two expositions”. TEXT Special Issues Series, Number 44, October 2017. The Exegesis Now. Edited by Craig Batty and Donna Lee Brien.

“Who’s afraid of the lyric mode? Romanticism’s long tail and Adamson’s ecopoetics”. TEXT Special Issues Series, Number 41, October 2017. Romanticism and Contemporary Australian Writing: Legacies and Resistances. Edited by Stephanie Green and Paul Hetherington.

“Willo Drummond reviews terra bravura by Meredith Wattison”. Mascara Literary Review, 19.

 

Selected awards 

Shortlisted, Val Vallis Award 2022, for ‘The one light is the light in all bodies’.

There is so much light and air in this poem… an effortless and gentle lyric, which uses line breaks to force the reader to ask questions of themselves. Damen O’Brien and Lucy Van, judges report. 

Runner-up, Tom Collins Poetry Prize 2021, for ‘Ways of Seeing’.  

“This poem bristles with life, yet has a perfected restraint that makes it yearn and reach with tender hands.” Scott-Patrick Mitchell, judges report.

Long-listed, Grieve Writing Awards 2021, for ‘Sail’.

Australia Council for the Arts Career Development Grant (Poetry) for a mentorship with Felicity Plunkett.

Vice Chancellor’s commendation for academic excellence in a PhD Thesis for “Cognitive Integration and the ‘Rilke Index’: Distributed Cognition, literary influence and the early notebook practices of Denise Levertov & Quiet Deputies , a volume of poetry.”

Northside Arts Festival Prize, for best essay on a work of art in any artistic form, or on a topic in the field of aesthetics.