Tim Loveday is a poet, a writer and editor. He writes primarily on masculinity, intergenerational violence and rural communities reckoning with climate collapse. Look out for his forthcoming book titled Your Father Was A Bastard. Tim is the recipient of a 2021 Next Chapter Wheeler Centre Fellowship, a 2021 Varuna Residential Fellowship, a 2022 Bundanon Residential Fellowship, 2022 Melbourne City Arts Grant, and a 2022 Writing Space Fellowship. His poetry/prose has appeared in Meanjin, Victorian Writers, The Griffith Review, Cordite, Mascara, The Big Issue, Meniscus, TEXT, Foam:e, and The Big Smoke; and is forthcoming in the Overland and The Suburban Review, among others. His spoken word has been featured on 3RRR and FBI Radio, and he has been a feature performer at Melbourne Spoken Word and at events throughout Victoria. His work has been shortlisted for numerous awards, and was highly commended in the Southern Cross Short Story Prize. A Neurodivergent dog parent, he the editor for The Creative Hub of Extinction Rebellion and IPEd’s former Student Adviser (Victoria Branch).

Originally from rural NSW, Tim currently resides in North Melbourne, the traditional land of the Wurundjeri people, where he recently completed his studies in Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT. As an avid fan of the full stop, he’s afraid of sentences longer than 6 words; this bio is trying.

For more from Tim head to:

Instagram: @t.j.loveday

Twitter: @TimLovedaypoet

Website: https://www.timloveday.com/

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Show credits:

Editing – RAW Collings

Music – Avocado Junkie