My fiction has been described as a "collection of words, comprised of letters, systematically arranged on a page." I honed my craft at the University of Wollongong, where I graduated with a Bachelor of Creative Arts.
I'm inspired by the fiction of Mary Gaitskill, Margaret Atwood, Raymond Carver, Gillian Mears, Don Delillo, Michael Chabon, Annie Proulx, Joyce Carol Oates and T. C. Boyle.
Biscuits I have known and loved: A micro-memoir
Here are the answers to those questions you had
Let me know if this isn't what you wanted
One thing to smile about
My non-fiction has been described as a "bunch of facts organised in a semi-pleasing manner." I'm inspired by the non-fiction work of Helen Garner, Barbra Ehrenreich, Joe Bageant, Alain de Botton, Edmund White and Andrew O'Hagan,
My most recent non-fiction publications are listed below.
Unexpected Benefits of the Unfamiliar
The Victorian Writer (Dec-Jan 2017)
Awards and Acknowledgements
My story 'Numb' was shortlisted for the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Twenty-one stories were shortlisted, from more than 6000 entries, by an international judging panel.