is an award-winning playwright, poet and performer.
He has had many plays commissioned and produced. He has won two Awgie Awards (Australian Writer’s Guild), 1st Prize Rhonda Jancovich Poetry Award for Social Justice, and 2nd Prize Poetry at Sawmillers. He has been shortlisted for Overland’s Fair Australia Fiction Prize, Patrick White Playwright and Queensland Premier Drama Awards, Tom Collins Poetry Award, Federation of Australia Writer’s Poetry Awards, and a Greenroom Acting Award.
He’s received Australia Council Canada and Ireland literature residencies, and an Asia-link India literature residency. He’s seen many of his plays and poems published, including by Currency Press, Australian Script Centre, Australian Poetry Journal, ICOE Press Australia, Third Street Writers USA, Grey Border Magazine Canada, Birmingham Arts Review USA, The Blue Nib Ireland and many websites.
Stephen has performed his monologues nationally and internationally.