• 2019: ‘Local poet’s raw honesty rewarded’ by Paul Bibby, echonet daily 15 October Read it here
  • ‘Lismore poet Peter Mitchell makes words sing in ‘Conspiracy of Skin’ Q News Issue 477 6 May Read it here
  • 2013: ‘Danger: Poets Ahead’ The Byron Shire Echo 18 June, p. 5
  • 2011: ‘Locals end the Silence for a Queer History’ The Northern Star 7 July, p. 7
  • 2010: ‘Council grants Community Wishes’ The Northern Rivers Echo 29 July, p. 8
  • ‘His/Her Story – The History of Tropical Fruits’ (Edited from historical writings by Peter Mitchell) Official Festival Guide Tropical Fruits’ New Year’s Festival, p. 4
  • 2003: ‘New Page for Budding Authors’ Daily News 27 June, p. 8
  • ‘Strip Club Slaying at Coopers Shoot’ Northern Rivers Echo 3 July, p. 15
  • ‘Club Slaying at Coopers Shoot’ Byron Shire Echo 1 July, p. 8
  • 2002: ‘Budding Writers helped on Way’ Northern Star 3 July


  • 2022: ‘Reading: Peter Mitchell’ Interview with Barnaby Smith UQP Stage The Roxy Gallery Kyogle Readers and Writers Festival 15 May
  • 2020 ‘Local poet Peter Mitchell wins national literary prize’ 8 February Read it here
  • 2020 ‘SUNDAY PROFILE: Peter Mitchell – poet living with HIV’ 8 February Read it here
  • ‘Skin Graft: An Interview with Peter Mitchell’ Northerly Summer Read it here
  • ‘Peter Mitchell interviewed by Riddhi’, ‘The Bohemian Beat’, Thursday 2 May
  • ‘Words that Sing’: Peter Mitchell interviewed by Destiny Rogers Q News Issue 478, 26 April
  • 2018 ‘Peter Mitchell: Interview – Writing Fragments With & Through’ Bent Street November
  • 2000 ‘Interview with Verity Jones’ ABC Radio Perth 16 November

Performances / Readings

  • 2023 Regularly read at Open Mic at local poetry get-togethers: Vocable Poetry C Space, South Lismore; Eltham Poetry Club Art Gallery, Eltham; Alphabet Poets The Levee Bar, Lismore;
  • 2022 Creative Non-fiction: ‘Death Sentence’ Queerstories, Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival, Katoomba 22 October
  • Poetry: a miscellany of poems Flamingo Writers Salon, The Readers Lounge Kyogle Readers and Writers Festival 15 May
  • Humourous Erotica: ‘Guttural Symphony in Three Movements’ Flamingo Writers Salon The Readers Lounge Kyogle Readers and Writers Festival 14 May
  • Poetry: ‘At Torakina Park (Brunswick Heads)’/Artwork: Plover, Rachel Dun Launch of Sightlines: An Exhibition of Works by Local Artists responding to Writings of Local Poets Sunday 9 April Small Works Gallery, Murwillumbah
  • 2020: Creative Non-fiction: ‘Death Sentence’ Flamingo Writers Salon Augustine’s Wine Bar, Lismore 2 February
  • 2018 As Sister Mary Sit-On-My-Face (Honorary Ancient & Co-Founder of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Sydney Chapter, Australia) performed memoir, ‘Nunsense in the City of Desires’, 14 September Queerstories Lismore, City Hall, Lismore (NSW)
  • As Sister Mary Sit-On-My-Face performed ‘Nunsense in the City of Desires’, 13 September Queerstories Brisbane, Powerhouse, New Farm (Qld)
  • As Sister Mary Sit-On-My-Face performed ‘Nunsense in the City of Desires’ at 78ers Queerstories, 16 March Giant Dwarf, Redfern (NSW)
  • 2017 Featured Poet/Surf Poetry The Lennox Head Poetry Festival 21 January Club Lennox


  • 2023 Member of Panel Discussion Exhibition Opening, 22 February Shimmer Photography Project: Images & Stories of LGBTIQ+ Elders 107 Projects – Gallery, Redfern
  • 2020 ‘Talk: Memory & Memoir’ West Lismore Rotary Club, East Lismore Bowling Club, 20 February


  • 2018 Sister Mary Sit-On-My-Face reading ‘Nunsense in the City of Desires’ Listen to it here