Clark Gormley is a poet and singer-songwriter based in Newcastle. He has been heavily involved in organising and promoting local poetry readings for over 20 years. He has been published in several anthologies including Visions from the Valley, A Slow Combusting Hymn and Brew: 30 Years of Poetry at the Pub Newcastle. He has written and performed three nerd-themed one-man shows and a bunch of nerdy wordy songs. Gormley pursues these creative endeavours in an effort to counterbalance the stodginess of a career in chemical engineering.