Author

DAVID BURTON

David Burton

David Burton is a poet and playwright based in Queensland.

In 2010, Furious Angels, a script which he wrote and co-produced, will premiere as part of the Metro Arts’ Independents season in Brisbane. He is being mentored by national playwright Michael Gurr through the JUMP national mentoring program. Also in 2010 David wrote Captain Pathos and his Army of Imaginary Friends to headline the University of Southern Queensland’s Children’s Theatre Festival for the second year running, after Spirits in Bare Feet received national acclaim last year.

In 2009, David’s play Lazarus Won’t Get Out of Bed was produced with AS Theatre and Metro Arts after receiving acclaim and development from Queensland Theatre Company and Australian Theatre for Young People. How to Be Happy, David’s one-man show in which he performs, is currently in development. David lectures at the University of Southern Queensland and is the Director of the Empire Youth Theatre.

He is currently studying a Masters in Creative Writing. He has written a novel (The Liberation of Adam and the Ensuing Death of God) and a collection of poetry (endure, then stand up). His work has been showcased in Adelaide, Canberra, Cairns and Germany.

APRIL'S FOOL by David Burton
THE LAND MINE IS ME - THE KABOOM COLLECTION by David Burton
HEDONISM'S SECOND ALBUM by David Burton
LAZARUS WON'T GET OUT OF BED by David Burton
ORBIT - THE KABOOM COLLECTION by David Burton
ST MARY'S IN EXILE by David Burton
DEFINE 'ADULT' by David Burton
THE FINAL DAYS OF BEDLAM by David Burton
WISDOM by David Burton

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