B. R. Dionysius was founding Director of the Queensland Poetry Festival. He won the 2009 Max Harris Poetry Award.
A chapbook, The Negativity Bin was published by PressPress in 2010. His latest chapbook, The Curious Noise of History was released by Picaro Press in 2011. He recently was a joint winner in the 2011 Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize and will have a new book, Bowra, released in 2012.
He lives in Ipswich, Queensland where he teaches English and writes sonnets.