A. G. Pettet has published poems, short stories and journalistic pieces in Journals, Anthologies and Magazines around the world including Australia, the UK, US, Canada and India.

His First Collection ‘Melancholys Midnight Wanderings’ was published in 1996 and his second collection 'Improvised Dirges- New & Selected Poems' was published in 2015 by Bareknuckle Books. Pettet was co-editor, with Brentley Frazer, of the Bareknuckle Poet Anthology 2015 which was included in The Australian newspapers ‘Best Books of 2015’.

He was the Assistant Director of the Queensland Poetry Festival from 1997 – 2000 and has presented at a number of festivals including The Brisbane Writers Festival, The Fringe Writers Festival, The Queensland Poetry Festival, The National Poetry Festival and the National Young Writers Festival.