"NEUROSIS SURROUNDED US… WE JUST GOT ON WITH LIFE"
Profile interview with Geoff Goodfellow by Suzie Keen, Arts Editor, InDaily.
Writer and performance poet Geoff Goodfellow is known for his "brutally electric" style, but he reveals a more vulnerable side in a new memoir about his boyhood. Here, he shares the story of his life – from working-class lad to literary icon.
Geoff Goodfellow interviewed by David Ades from Westwords, Sydney.
Poet's Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades.
THE BORDER WATCH
Renowned poet guides students through virtual workshop
RICHER LEARNING EXPERIENCE: A group of Tenison Woods College Year 12 English students were involved in an interactive workshop with South Australian poet Geoff Goodfellow last week which offered a deeper insight into their schooling studies based on the critically acclaimed writer.
Geoff Goodfellow dispenses some poetic justice
27 February 2012
The functionality of Adelaide's court precinct has been disturbed to honour an artist who made his name as the poet in residence at Yatala Jail.
A poem by Geoff Goodfellow now adorns the eastern wall of Jeffcott Chambers on Gouger St, a position secured with the help of the Chief Justice John Doyle.
Poets capture heart, soul and humour of Stanley
"HELLO Stanley and welcome to Bush Slam." The familiar voice of host HG Nelson boomed through the dining room of the Stanley Hotel as the cameras started rolling.
A conversation with Geoff Goodfellow
The setting is Hobart’s Republic Bar & Cafe, the occasion the monthly poetry reading run by its indefatigable organiser Liz Winfield. The usual open mic session’s been augmented today by readings from interstate guests Geoff Goodfellow and John Carey. By now it’s well past five in the afternoon. Goodfellow’s about to head off for an engagement in Orford on Tasmania’s east coast but has one last detail to address before he departs, a chat with a young chap who’s arrived at the tail end of his reading and regrets missing it.
Book launches, readings, seminars and life photos.
Mark Seymour had some time on his hands while in the studio and Cameron McKenzie shot this clip of Tobruk Pin. Cam also took the camera to the inner suburbs, rounding out the feel of the song. Mark describes Tobruk Pin as being about the "Funeral of a digger based on the hauntingly beautiful words of Adelaide Poet Geoff Goodfellow "