About

I am an Australian author, screenwriter, editor and writing tutor. Currently, I’m working on a novel and screenplay. Please use the contact page to enquire about my writing.

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Fiction

Latest

The Children – novel longlisted for the Richell Prize 2020 (forthcoming; work-in-progress)

The Thorny Nature of Belonging – published in Landfall (book review)

The Children (Part IV) – available to buy as part of Platypus Press’s excellent “shorts” series

Selected other work

Pyrene – published in Overland and recorded for the podcast Lucky Punk

Three Deaths – published in Meanjin

A Barn with a Belfry – available to read for Kill Your Darlings subscribers

The Coast – prizewinner in the Bath Flash Fiction Awards

Contribution to What I’m Reading column – published in Meanjin

Attribution – published in Overland

Asya, On Her Fortieth Wedding Anniversary – published in Island Magazine (available to buy)

Holiday – published in the Newcastle Short Story Anthology

The Boy Who Believed in Magic – published in Mascara Literary Review

Half a Skinned Rabbit – published in Pantheon Magazine

A Creature of Intelligence – published in Tincture Journal (available to buy)

Screenwriting

Selected work

The Children – screenplay based on novel (forthcoming; work-in-progress)

Australian Monsters – finalist in C21’s Drama Series Script Competition (co-written by Ella Roby)

Lacuna – top 30 in AMC One-Hour Pilot Award at the Austin Film Festival (co-written by Ella Roby)

Portalgate – nominated for the Australian Writers’ Guild’s John Hinde Award and included in its Pathways Showcase (co-written by Ella Roby)

A Victimless Crime – official selection in the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, among others (co-written by Ella Roby)

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Screenwriting

Selected work

The Children – screenplay based on novel (forthcoming; work-in-progress)

Australian Monsters – finalist in C21’s Drama Series Script Competition (co-written by Ella Roby)

Lacuna – top 30 in AMC One-Hour Pilot Award at the Austin Film Festival (co-written by Ella Roby)

Portalgate – nominated for the Australian Writers’ Guild’s John Hinde Award and included in its Pathways Showcase (co-written by Ella Roby)

A Victimless Crime – official selection in the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, among others (co-written by Ella Roby)