I am very pleased to have my short story ‘The Closure Company’ appearing in Griffith Review‘s issue 72, ‘States of Mind’ https://www.griffithreview.com/articles/the-closure-company/ I’m thrilled that the story appears alongside some excellent work from Kathryn Heyman, Lech Blaine, Vicki Laveau-Harvie, Loki Liddle amongst others. ‘States of Mind’ is on sale now. Or better yet, subscribe toContinue reading “‘The Closure Company’ in Griffith Review’s ‘States of Mind’”
I am so pleased that my story ‘Porcelain’ from my novel in stories The Crying Room, is published in the current issue of Overland. You can read it and the other excellent essays, stories and poetry by buying issue 240, or online here: https://overland.org.au/previous-issues/issue-240/ Or better still, subscribe and a beautiful copy of Overland willContinue reading “New story ‘Porcelain’ in Overland”
I’m a bit late with this, but my short story ‘The Crying Room’ was published in last year’s Kill Your Darling’s New Australian Fiction Anthology. The Anthology has since gone into reprint, yippee! You can purchase a copy at your favourite local bookshop, or here: https://www.killyourdarlings.com.au/shop/new-australian-fiction-2019/ When the Anthology was reviewed in The Australian onContinue reading “‘The Crying Room’ in KYD New Australian Fiction”
Shortlisted for the 2017 Christina Stead Prize for Fiction in the NSW Premier’s Awards NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Judges’ comments: ‘Where the Light Falls is brimming with virtuoso depictions…This compelling narrative takes an honest and intimate look at grief and memory. Beautifully written, with astute observations, this novel takes us through a landscapeContinue reading “Where the Light Falls”
My new novel Where the Light Falls will be published by Allen & Unwin in the second half of 2015. You can read an extract of it in The Australian here. Note, I changed the title to something marginally less pretentious.
My short story ‘Albatross’ about love, guilt and losing memory was published in Southerly 72(3).
‘What you don’t know’ in Review of Australian Fiction Volume 6(1) She finds herself eating mostly from bowls now. Not just breakfast, all of her meals are taken the same way: eaten greedily with a spoon. She lives alone and she discovered not long ago that it is a life in which modesty serves noContinue reading “Review of Australian Fiction”
‘Carrying On’ appeared in Best Australian Stories 2011. More information here.
Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year 2010 Shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Award for New Writing 2010 ‘This collection is beautifully formed.’ The Age ‘ Occasionally you pick up a book by a first time author and realise before you get to the end of the first page that a major new talent hasContinue reading “Having Cried Wolf”