Verity Laughton


Verity Laughton is an Adelaide-based poet and playwright.

Her most recent works are the verbatim theatre piece Long Tan (Brink Production, April 2017), published by Currency Press, and The Red Cross Letters (STCSA, August 2016), published by Five Senses Press.

She is currently under commission for the State Theatre Company of South Australia.


Kangaroo Island 1819

PoetryThe fucker’s hanging in the air. The rope’s as black against the  light as his black skin, though his skin is bright with sweat where  the rope is just a black slash that bisects the sky in equal portions.  We have the...

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