April 14, 2017
Read Jennifer Mills over at Overland on the beauty regimen of a woman writer. ‘Exfoliate your silkiness with rainbow juice.’
August 13, 2016
Here’s an interview I did with Sophie Overett for the Queensland Writers Centre.
February 21, 2015
“Is my work autobiographical? In a sense, how could it not be? Every work, including the epic, is in some way autobiographical. In the Iliad we consider the destiny of two alliances, of a city, of two armies, but we also consider the destiny of Achilles and Priam and Hector, and all these characters, these individual voices, reflect the voice, the solitude, of the author.”
— Roberto Bolaño, interview in Bomb, Winter 2002.
September 14, 2014
After the launch of The Sleepers Almanac No. 9 at Bella Union earlier this year, I had a drink with the Sleepers Publishing team in the pub across the road. As a person who specialises in asking strange questions, I asked Lou and Zoe whether all writers are strange people. They said that many are, but […]
May 5, 2017
highlights from chop chef
I’m writing the libretto for Blush Opera’s new opera, Chop Chef, which satirises reality TV cooking shows. Here are some highlights from a recent workshop at City Recital Hall where we tested the first fifteen minutes. The workshop was made possible by Omega Ensemble and the New Music Network Inc.