button timelineWelcome to the Sara Moss poetry website. These pages feature work from the author and guest contributors up to 2005. Current work can be accessed at Sara’s Myspace. The following Biographical information is current to 2008.

Sara Moss is a poet, editor and political activist based on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia.

Sara was born in Somerset England in 1967 and migrated to Australia in 1979. On leaving school she studied history and politics at Macquarie University, fuelling an interest in public affairs, social justice and the environment which is still reflected in her writing.

Sara returned to live in Queensland in the early 1990's and has been writing, publishing and performing poetry for 15 years. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, both in print and online. Her first collection, A Deep Fear of Trains, was released in 2000 by Interactive Publications, the first title in their `Emerging Authors Series'. Sara has performed at Successive Queensland Poetry Festivals from 1998 – 2004, firstly as an individual poet and then as a member of the Synaptic Graffiti Collective. She has also appeared at the Brisbane Writers Festival and numerous cafe and pub venues as a featured author.

In 2003, Sara formed the Synaptic Graffiti Collective with her partner Shane Carter (Scart), their aim was to blend the art of poetry with music and multimedia for Web, CD/DVD and live performances. In 2004, they released 'Slam the Body Politik', an interactive CDROM featuring the work of over 100 contributors from across Australia and Overseas. The launch was followed up with live performances incorporating spoken word, music and artistic projections. In addition to editing the CD and scripting live performances, Sara personally contributed many individual and collaborative works to the project.

In addition to these creative efforts, Sara worked as an editor for the Brisbane-based publisher Interactive Publications from 1997-2005. Her chief tasks were manuscript appraisal and the editing of poetry works. She also edited the company’s online newsletter, IP eNews .

Sara is available for professional poetry readings at your festival/venue and can be contacted at the following email: moss.sara@gmail.