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Fiction: Books

Born Sleeping, Miami University Press, 2021

The Worry Front, Margaret River Press, 2018

Fiction: Other

'Still,' Litro Magazine, 6/8/2021

'In the long Grass,' Longleaf Review, 8/5/2021

'Animals,' Reflex Press, 30/10/2020

'Orphans,' The Write Launch, Oct 2020

'Rewilding,' Arena, 19/5/20

'All of this, everything,' Southerly, Vol. 79, Issue 1, 2019

'Quarry,' Griffith Review, No. 50, 2015

'Morning Song,' Griffith Review, 2013

'Eat, shit, die,' Meanjin, 2012

'The Broken Body,' Meanjin, 2011

'Gently, Gently,' Antipodes, 2011

'At Katharine's Place,' Island, 2010

'Adrian,' Southerly, 2009

'The Wished For,' Westerly, vol.51, 2006

Essays & Articles

'Never never,' The Decadent Review, 10/11/2022

'Body snatcher, soul catcher, doppelgänger (reflections on writing in the second person),' The Decadent Review, 9/10/2021

'Stay in your lane: the oxymoron of "authentic fiction,"' Arena Online, 22/10/2020

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

'She murdered my brain! (Some thoughts on the editing process.),' Aerogramme Writers' Studio, 26/7/2019

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


Conversation with Josephine Taylor, Words and Nerds Podcast

Writing Taboo, Avid Reader, 5/7/2021

Book Reviews


The Man Who Wasn't There by Dan Box, Good Reading Magazine, November, 2023


Serengotti by Eugen Bacon, Good Reading Magazine, August, 2023

Everything, all at Once by Ultimo Press (anthology), Mascara Literary Review, January 2022

What You Can See From Here by Mariana Leky, Good Reading Magazine, October, 2021


The Golden Notebook by Kate Ryan, Good Reading Magazine, October, 2021


The World is Not Big Enough by Vanessa Russell, Good Reading Magazine, May, 2021

The Breaking by Irma Gold, Good Reading Magazine, April, 2021

'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

PhD Thesis

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

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