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Relative Harmony

Earlier this year I had a short piece about grief published in Meniscus. I wrote it a couple of years ago during the passing of a close colleague and friend, Martin Hallett, from motor neurone disease. I submitted the piece to several outlets and it almost made it into Bellevue Literary Review (one of the [...]
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Ancients micro fiction

It was a lot of fun (and a good distraction from the covid crazy) to dabble in a drabble and create a little piece – exactly 100 words – for the Black Hare Press Ancients anthology. Edited by the very excellent Dean Kershaw, you can buy it here.
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Oz Is Burning anthology

As I write this, the west coast of the US is burning. A sad synergy. My story, ‘Burning Hearts’, in the Oz Is Burning anthology. Put together by B Cubed Press, the collection is a response to Australia’s 2019-2020 summer and supports wildlife charity WIRES. The ebook version is available and print is coming soon. Here’s the table of contents (which I [...]
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2020 AUSNZ SF Snapshot

I got snapped this year as part of the AUSNZ SF Snapshot. Hats off to Tehani Croft for all her hard work. Amazing. I highly recommend taking a wander through the author pages and picking up some book recommendations (warning, you may well lose an hour without noticing). Here’s the landing page And here’s me
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Stories of Hope

My story, ‘The Everlasts’, can be found in Aussie Speculative Fiction’s anthology, Stories of Hope. Born from the smoke and ashes of the 2019 Australian summer, Stories of Hope is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction. All money raised from sales will be donated to WWF’s Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund and the Red [...]
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I recently received these gorgeous story editions of the very talented artist, Megumi Matsubara, which I had the pleasure of editing. There’s nothing quite like holding the object in your hands. The editions feature an essay by Yuko Hasegawa and cut-up by Loris Greaud.
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Identity and place and collaboration

I collaborated with my friend, photographer Sarah Rhodes, to write her artist statement for the Lumina Collective’s Echoes exhibition. The images explore identity and are stunning. The exhibition and text were featured in The Guardian in Jan 2019.
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In 2018, I was lucky to be accepted into HARDCOPY, the national professional development program run by the ACT Writers Centre. In their own words: “HARDCOPY aims to develop writers who will have longevity as Australian writers.” What an amazing experience to work with Nadine Davidoff and have exposure to other industry heavyweights. In addition to the skills [...]
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A Thousand Million Small Things

After being published in SQ Magazine in June, my story A Thousand Million Small Things has made the SF&F genre’s premiere review magazine, Tangent, Online Recommended Reading List for 2017. Yay!
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Fitzroy Soccer Lions

I grew up in North Fitzroy and have walked/trammed past Atherton Gardens Public Housing Estate for years. Last year, I got a chance to hang out there with everyone participating in the Fitzroy Lions Soccer Program. Here’s a little clip I made about the program. The song Let a Brother Play is by the Flybz, also [...]
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