The Midas Bird And Other Poems

A book of poems for children (and adults) with some lyrical, some ballads, some humorous and some riddles. All previously published the NSW School Magazine (Australia). More
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About Mark Scrivener

High Distinction Majored in English Literature and German Language BA, UNE Armidale. Master of Letters (high distinction) UNE Armidale.

Riddled- puzzle poems for adults- published in West Australian and the Sunday Telegraph.

Teacher Adult Community Education Creative Writing, English Grammar over 9 year period at Lismore and Gold Coast. 1994-2007.

Verse Comedy The Worthy Master of the Law played for 3 week season from 17th August , 2002 at Chance Theater Anaheim Hills California USA

July 2002 Play Rev Eli Jenkins Organ Morgan and minor characters in Under Milkwood Javeenbah Theatre Nerang QLD

December 2001- Oneword Radio (UK) broadcast verse play Narrow Roads to Inner Lands. (digital radio and internet streaming)

March 1991 - The Australian Newspaper Weekend Review: published The Werewolf - translation of Morgensterm poem

Verse comedy The Worthy Master of the Law published e-book April 2002 Hollow Hills Publishing

Translation of Goethe’s Faust published e-book October 2001 Hollow Hills Publishing

Dramatic poem (verse play) Narrow Roads to Inner Lands published Hollow Hills Publishing (e-book) May 2001

Poems published in numerous magazines and journals over a twenty-five year period, including The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The West Australian, Quadrant Magazine, Zirius, The Nation Review, Access Magazine, The Bulletin Literary Supplement, The Patterson Literary Review (New York State),Poetry Australia, and The New England Review.

Numerous poems, riddles, stories, and plays for children published in The NSW School Magazine and Pursuit.

Poems published by Thomas Nelson and Company in " Footprints on the Sand", and "On Top of Strawberry Hill."

Verse translations published in Poetry Australia, Quadrant, Meanjin, and The Australian (March 2001)

Scripts performed professionally by The Colonnade Theatre Company, Prometheus Productions, The Player's Theatre Company, and The Rainbow Youth Theatre.

Twice poetry judge for FAW Far North Coast Norco Competition.

Three terms of touring as children's author in schools.

Numerous appearances as a performance poet in Sydney, Lismore, Byron Bay, Nimbin, Armidale and Gold Coast.


UNICORN In the moonglow, bright and white, On the midnight's deep, In the beams of dreaming light, Over the city asleep, On the clouds' white glaze, Past the stars, on night's dark ways, Something is softly stamping its feet.


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