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'Orphans,' The Write Launch, Oct 2020

'Rewilding (Part III),' Arena, 2/6/20

'Rewilding (Part II),' Arena, 26/5/20

'Rewilding (Part I),' Arena, 19/5/20

Born Sleeping (winning novella), Miami University Press (upcoming, 2020)

'All of this, everything' (short story), Southerly, Vol. 79, Issue 1, 2019

The Worry Front (short story collection), Margaret River Press, 2018  -   SAMPLE STORY: 'Ferryman' 

Quarry (winning novella), in Tall Tales Short, Griffith Review, No. 50, 2015


‘F*ck the gig sharing slave economy: on the Uberisation of everything,’ Arena, Issue 161, Melbourne, Sept, 2019

‘The monstrous false innocence of white progressives,’ Overland, July 2018

‘Geniuses need not apply,’ Aerogramme Writers’ Studio, 27/7/2018

The First Book: Six Lessons from a Debut Author,’ Aerogramme Writers’ Studio, 12/6/2018

She murdered my brain! Some thoughts on the editing process,’ Margaret River Press, 26/3/2018, republished by Aerogramme Writers’ Studio, July 2019

‘Lessons from a God-Writer: the power of short stories,’ Margaret River Press, 28/2/2018

‘Are stories made, or found? Part 2: Something, from nothing—freewriting in action,’ Margaret River Press, 6/2/2018

‘Are stories made, or found? Part 1: A writer is someone who writes, right?,’ Margaret River Press, 11/1/2018

‘The difficult business of writing: the story of Return to Coolami’s publication,’ Antipodes, New York, Vol. 27, Issue 2, December, 2013

‘Meeting Janet Frame,’ Antipodes, New York, Vol. 22, No. 2, December, 2008


'Unseen Shapes of Ourselves:The Returns by Philip Salom,' TEXT April, 2020

'Just a blur through bushfire glow, on Alice Bishop’s A Constant Hum,'  Mascara Literary Review, April 26, 2020

'19 Love Songs by David Levithan,' Good Reading Magazine, April, 2020

'The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargarve,' Good Reading Magazine, March, 2020

'A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier,' Good Reading Magazine, December, 2019

Calenture by Lindsay Tuggle,’ Mascara Literary Review, 5th August, 2019

Here until August by Josephine Rowe,’ Good Reading Magazine, September 2019

Delayed Rays of a Star by Amanda Lee Koe,’ Good Reading Magazine, August, 2019

The baby by Marie Darrieussecq,’ Good Reading Magazine, May, 2019

The Rip by Mark Brandi,’ Good Reading Magazine, April, 2019

‘Something trapped and frantic: Marcella Polain’s Driving into the Sun,’ Westerly (‘From the Editor’s Desk,’ online)

The little Snake by A.L. Kennedy,’ Good Reading Magazine, April, 2019

28 by Christopher Lappas,’ Good Reading Magazine, February, 2019

Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin,’ Good Reading Magazine, November, 2018

The Lovers by Catherine Rey,’ Good Reading Magazine, October, 2018

‘Remembering the future: Jennifer Mills’ Dyschronia,’ TEXT, Vol. 22, No. 2, October, 2018

The Boat People by Sharon Bala,’ Good Reading Magazine, July, 2018

'A malfunctioning heart bared to the scalpel,' TEXT, Vol. 21, no. 1, April 2017

‘The nothingness that should be something,’ TEXT, Vol. 20, No. 2, October, 2016

‘Talking back to “a million little voilences”,’ TEXT, Vol. 20, No. 1, April, 2016

‘You cannot hide what is in your bones,’ TEXT, Vol. 19, No. 2, October, 2015

‘Truth without cruelty,’ TEXT, Vol. 18, No. 2, October, 2014

‘Learning how to Learn,’ TEXT, Vol. 18, No. 1, April, 2014

‘Running into the fog: Australian writers speak,’ TEXT, Vol. 17, No. 2, October, 2013

‘Yoga on the page: Teaching creative writing,’ TEXT, Vol. 17, No. 1, April, 2013

‘Maybe the Book Has to Bite You Like a Dog : Southpaw's Displacement,’ TEXT, Vol. 16, No. 2, Oct., 2012

‘Tin House Talk: Writers on Writing,’ TEXT, Vol. 16, No. 1, April, 2012

‘Moments of Realisation,’ TEXT, Vol. 15, No. 2, October, 2011

‘Incarnadine Words and Incarnate Worlds,’ TEXT, Vol. 15, No. 1, April, 2011

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer,' Traffic, No.12, 2010/2011

‘Myself, My Shelf,’ TEXT, Vol. 14, No. 2, October, 2010


‘Women reading 1936: a creative writer's reading of Return to Coolami, Jungfrau and The Australian Women's Weekly,’ The University of Melbourne, 2012


‘Strange Teacher,’ Westerly, Vol. 56, No. 1, July, 2011

‘Tonight,’ Hecate, Vol. 35, No. 1/2, 2009

‘Academically Speaking,’ Antithesis, Vol. 19, 2009

‘Simple Things,’ Hecate, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2008

‘A Rare Stillness,’ Antipodes, New York, Vol. 22, No. 2, December, 2008

‘Ghazal : Generations,’ Hecate, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2008

‘Growing,’ Hecate, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2008

‘On Days Like Today,’ Hecate, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2007

‘Notebook,’ Hecate, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2007

‘Ghazal,’ Poetrix, No. 23, November, 2004

‘Nuture,’ Poetrix, No. 23, November, 2004

‘In the Slipstream,’ Poetrix, No. 18, May, 2002