Colleen will be reading her poem 'Life ambiguities', inspired by an artwork in Manly's Art Gallery collection, one of 20 poems selected for the Spirit of Sydney reading at Manly Art Gallery at 2 pm on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Colleen did a presentation from her memoir The Waves Turn at The Turning Wave Festival, Yass, NSW on Saturday 17/9/2016.

Colleen's poem 'Another take on recycling' will be published in the Poetry and Place Anthology 2016.

Four poems of Colleen's 'Another take on recyling', Lightly woven', 'Red berries and wing' and 'An inner city mosaic' were displayed on Newtown's Artseat, Newtown Square, King and Australia Sts during April and May 2013.

Colleen's new and eleventh poetry collection Splicing air was launched in February 2013.

Guide to Sydney Beaches.  My poem 'A lullaby' was included in this web based anthology.

Greenhouse e-anthology, Poet's Union website includes my poem 'Whales and Haikus'.