The Poem Guy is Mick Colliss. A keen sports fan, Mick has performed numerous functions over the years, including the Carlton-Mid Derby Lunch; The West Coast Eagles 10 Year premiership anniversary; and the Sandover Medal ceremony. His poetry has been recited on 2UE, 6PR, ABC, Channel 10 and 7 and for clients including the Australian Rugby Union, WACA, WA Olympic Committee and the Western Force.

Apart from writing poetry, he was the vice captain of the Australian Sudoku team and competed for his country with three mates at the World Sudoku Championships in Goa, India.

Featured Books





Full-Contact Sudoku tells the true story of four rugby mates who finally achieve their dream of representing Australia. A laugh out loud read, it makes the perfect gift. Foreword by former Wallaby captain John Eales.

Full-Contact Sudoku.
Published by ABC Books.
Available at ABC bookshops and all good bookstores nationally.

Also available online by clicking here.




What Rhymes with Millsy is a book and live CD containing the best poems from the 6PR Breakfast Show's "Poem in an Hour" challenge. Includes the Mother's Day classic 'A lesson from my father.'

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What Rhymes with Jakovich contains 23 different poems about a range of topics, from the young soldier in the first World War who always dreamed he'd represent Australia, to the ex-rugby forward who's worried his son will grow up to become a back.