Publications & Events
2014 Passju Taħt ix-Xita (Hopscotch in the rain) shortlisted for the National Book Prize 2013 in the Maltese poetry category. Results will be announced in December. More here: National Book Prize finalists announced.
2013 Passju Taħt ix-Xita (Hopscotch in the rain) collection of poems in Maltese published by Horizons (Malta).
2013 Remember the Future, collection of poems published by Writing Knights Press (US).
2012 To the Ben Gurion Airport Security, a poem published on Hesa Inprint, November issue.
2012 Il-Vojt (The Void/Le Vide – a poem), published in Maltese and French in Voix de la Mediterranee (Voices of the Mediterranean), an anthology of poems for the 15th edition of the Lodève poetry festival, Le passé du vent, France.
2008 Poems in translation published on Poetica Net.
2006 Biljett Miftuħ (Open Ticket – a poem), published on Il-Malti, literary journal, issue LXXVIII
1997 Frekwenzi ta’ Spirti fis-Sakra (Frequencies of Drunken Spirits – anthology of poems, co-authored with Kenneth Busuttil, Bernard J Cauchi and Karen Vella). For a retro taste of the early internet – it does make me cringe today but, well, we used to connect with a very loud dial-up modem and get cut off whenever someone would raise the telephone – check the website we had put up then! It’s been miraculously revived by Reocities after Geocities had shut down…) http://www.reocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/4420/
2009 Pinta għall-paċi (A pint for peace) – feature story on beer making in Palestine on the literary publication Kieku l-Ikel Jitkellem (If food could talk) as part of the World Fair Trade Festival, Inizjamed, Malta.
2007 Ten Minutes Malta (a project uniting several Maltese writers asked to write on the same day, at the same time, for 10 minutes), Storie, September, Rome.
2006 Il-Manifest tal-Killer (Killer’s Manifesto – a novel), Choppy Books, Malta.
2002 Taħt il-Kappa tax-Xemx (Under the Sun – short stories), Minima Publishers, Malta.
2017 Granada International Poetry Festival, Nicaragua (February)
2015 Safi Poetry Festival, Morocco
2014 Book Festival on Campus, Malta (April).
2013 Mediterranean Literature Festival, Malta (August).
2013 Byron Bay Writers’ Festival, Australia (August).
2013 Biljett Miftuħ/Open Ticket, Malta – Tales, poems & music of protest, love & death.
2012 Ubud Readers’ and Writers’ Festival, Bali, Indonesia – poetry readings & panel discussions on poetry, journalism and the Arab Spring.
2012 Voices of the Mediterranean Poetry Festival, 15th edition, Lodève, France.
2009 Organised Id-Demm Nieżel Bħax-Xita (Blood Falling Like Rain), an evening of poetry and music in solidarity with the people of Gaza during the military assault on the blockaded Palestinians, which led to the publication of the anthology of poems bearing the same name. More here (in Maltese).
2008 Mediterranean Literature Festival, Malta (readings of poetry and prose).
2008 Il-Manifest tal-Killer adapted for the stage and part of the official programme for Notte Bianca (White Night) in the capital, Valletta.
1998 Won the Malta Press Club Award in the print journalism category for stories published in The Malta Independent.