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B. R. Dionysius (a.k.a. Brett Dionysius) b. 1969 (547 works by fr. 1986)

B. R. Dionysius was founding Director of the Queensland Poetry Festival and Director of Fringe Arts Collective Inc. a not-for-profit literary collective that organised the Brisbane Writers Fringe Festival (1993-1996) the Queensland Poetry Festival (1997-2001), The Arts Queensland Award for Unpublished Poetry (now the Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry) published the poetry broadsheet, Seriously Fishy, and ran literary events in Brisbane including Chalice Poets, With Baited Breath and The Word Made Flesh. He has an M.Phil. (Creative Writing) from The University of Queensland and has taught English at Ipswich Grammar School.

Among his publications are artist's books (The Barflies' Chorus, 1995), multiple collections of poetry (including Fatherlands, 2000; Bacchanalia,  2002; and Weranga, 2013), a verse novel (Universal Andalusia (2006), and poetry chapbooks (including The Negativity Bin, 2010,  and The Curious Noise of History, 2011.

Fatherlands was shortlisted in the 2002 Mary Gilmore Award, Bacchanalia won the inaugural IP Picks 2002 Poetry Award, Universal Andalusia was shortlisted in the 2006 C. J. Dennis Poetry Prize, and Bowra was the joint winner of the 2011 Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize. His individual works have also attracted a range of shortlisting and wins, both nationally and internationally.

With poets Liz Hall-Downs and Sam Wagan Watson he wrote a sequence of poems, Boondall Cycle for the Black Fellas White Fellas Wetlands: Boondall Wetlands Website project (1996-1999, Brisbane Stories, Brisbane City Council). An audio CD of the poetry from the Black Fellas, White Fellas Wetlands project was released in 2000. In 1999, he was awarded a New Work Grant from the Literature Fund of the Australia Council to write the verse novel, Universal Andalusia. He was a general poetry editor for Papertiger: New World Poetry CDROM from 2000-2006. Papertigermedia won the Queensland Writers' Centre's Johnno Award in 2002. He was awarded the 1998 Harri Jones Memorial Prize, the 2009 Max Harris Poetry Award, and the 2016 Paul Sherman Community Poetry Award.

B.R. Dionysius : Weranga Martin Duwell , single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Review , vol. 8 no. 2013 2013
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David Dick Reviews Ken Bolton and B.R. Dionysius David Dick , single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , August no. 47.0 2014 2014
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y separately published work icon Papertiger : New World Poetry B. R. Dionysius (editor), Paul Hardacre (editor), West End : Papertiger Media , 2001 periodical (4 issues) y
y separately published work icon Papertiger : New World Poetry no. 4 B. R. Dionysius (editor), 2004 2004 periodical issue y
y separately published work icon Papertiger : New World Poetry no. 2 B. R. Dionysius (editor), 2002 2002 periodical issue y
y separately published work icon Papertiger : New World Poetry no. 3 B. R. Dionysius (editor), 2003 2003 periodical issue y
y separately published work icon Weranga B. R. Dionysius , Hobart : Walleah Press , 2013 2013 selected work poetry y
y separately published work icon The Curious Noise of History and Other Poems B. R. Dionysius , Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2011 2011 selected work poetry y
y separately published work icon Papertiger : New World Poetry no. 1 Paul Hardacre (editor), B. R. Dionysius (editor), 2001 2001 periodical issue y
y separately published work icon Bacchanalia B. R. Dionysius , Carindale : Interactive Press , 2002 2002 selected work poetry y
y separately published work icon Bowra B. R. Dionysius , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2013 2013 selected work poetry y
y separately published work icon The Barflies' Chorus Danny Yates (illustrator), B. R. Dionysius , Townsville : Lyre Bird Press , 1995 1995 single work art work poetry y
y separately published work icon The Negativity Bin B. R. Dionysius , Berry : PressPress , 2010 2010 selected work poetry y
Microgeography : Introduction B. R. Dionysius , single work column
— Appears in: Heat , no. 7 (New Series) 2004 2004 (p. 51-52)
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y separately published work icon Fatherlands B. R. Dionysius , Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2000 2000 selected work poetry y
Of Ants and Men B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Voices Australia : ABC Television , 1998 1998
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y separately published work icon Subversions : Generations of Contemporary Poetry Paul Hardacre (editor), B. R. Dionysius (editor), West End : Papertiger Media , 2001 2001 anthology poetry y
Fossils B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Divan , August no. 1 1998 1998
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Lorca in Highgate Hill B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Ars Poetica , August vol. 3 no. 1996 1996 (p. 18-20)
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Always Be a Fin, Circling B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Small Packages , no. 4 1999 1999 (p. 30-31)
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y separately published work icon Universal Andalusia B. R. Dionysius , Brisbane : Papertiger Media , 2006 2006 selected work poetry y
Fleshpetal B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , October vol. 15 no. 4 1996 1996 (p. 5)
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Fatherlands B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Fatherlands Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2000 2000 (p. 18-19)
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Black Throated Finch B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: The Disappearing Sydney : The Red Room Company , 2012 2012
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Cyclops Songs : Contemporary Sonnets B. R. Dionysius , single work criticism
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring vol. 17 no. 4 2010 2010 (p. 125-128)
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An Amerikan Trilogy B. R. Dionysius , sequence poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 11 2002 2002
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The Week it Rained Forever B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Divan , August no. 1 1998 1998
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Yellow Spot B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 61 1999 1999 (p. 129)
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Easter B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 61 1999 1999 (p. 130)
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Browning Street B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 18 no. 2 1999 1999 (p. 14)
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The Green Emerald of Dying B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Verandah , vol. 13 no. 1998 1998 (p. 62-63)
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The Wheels Turn Slowly B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Winter vol. 9 no. 2 1997 1997 (p. 82-83)
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Powerful Owl B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: The Age , 7 December 2013 2013 (p. 33)
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Cockatrice B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Small Packages , no. 4 1999 1999 (p. 32-33)
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Crossing B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Fatherlands Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2000 2000 (p. 21)
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The Condamine B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Fatherlands Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2000 2000 (p. 6-7)
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Luxman Julia B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Gangway : The On-Line Lit Mag , March no. 23 2002 2002
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Haci Bektas B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Softblow 2004-2010 2004
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Rishikesh B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Gangway : The On-Line Lit Mag , March no. 23 2002 2002
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The Face of Agamemnon B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Stylus Poetry Journal , July - August no. 1 2002 2002
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Knossos B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Gangway : The On-Line Lit Mag , June no. 35 2005 2005
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A Holy Trinity of Love B. R. Dionysius , sequence poetry
— Appears in: Gangway : The On-Line Lit Mag , March no. 23 2002 2002
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The Anti-Kali B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Gangway : The On-Line Lit Mag , March no. 23 2002 2002
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Raspberry - Lemonade B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 32 no. 1 2013 2013 (p. 11)
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Trapdoor B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 32 no. 1 2013 2013 (p. 18)
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1928 John (Jack) Lawrence B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Time with the Sky : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2010 Newcastle : Hunter Writers' Centre , 2010 2010 (p. 62-63)
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Fox B. R. Dionysius , single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 3 no. 1 2013 2013 (p. 14)
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