stories

Excerpts from some of the stories listed below are available in the “read me” section of this website.

  • 2018. Short story, ‘The Patternmaker’, forthcoming in Sydney Noir, edited by John Dale, Akashic Books, Boston, 2018.
  • 2017. Short story, ‘Cross-Section’, published in Vault magazine, Issue 19.
  • 2017. Short story, ‘The Wall’, from Issue 10 of The Canary Press republished online in fine print magazine Issue #11: Humour & Parody, with illustration by Jeffrey D. Phillips.
  • 2017. Portable Curiosities shortlisted for the UTS Glenda Adams Award in the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.
  • 2017Shortlisted for the M Literary Residency 2017.
  • 2016. Singapore print edition of capsule short story collection, Capital Misfits, published by Math Paper Press with illustrations by Matt Huynh. Australian print edition, designed by Haline Ly of Whale Design Co, to be published in 2017.
  • 2016. Shortlisted for the 2016–2017 Copyright Agency – UTS New Writer’s Fellowship.
  • 2016. Short story, The Procession, published in HEAT, Fixi Novo, Malaysia.
  • 2016. Short story, The Level Playing Field, published in The Australian.
  • 2015. Short story, The Fat Girl in History, published in The Sleepers Almanac X, Sleepers Publishing, Melbourne.
  • 2015. Capsule short story collection, Capital Misfits, published by Spineless Wonders in ebook format.
  • 2014. Story writer and editor for Monstereum: Compendium of Modern Monsters, a forthcoming illustrated online magazine. Curated by Matt Huynh.
  • 2013. Finalist in the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards Written Word category.
  • 2013. Article, Maverick, on how I quit my job in corporate law and became a lollipop lady. Published as part of Geoff Orton’s Writers Bloc series, Writers’ Other Jobs.
  • 2013. Story Concept and Story Consultant for the short film, Only One. Loosely based on an unpublished short story of mine. The film was supported by the Metro Screen First Break program and premiered at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2013. View the trailer here.
  • 2011. Short story, The Fantastic Breasts, published in ebook format. See the SHOP section of this blog for links to online distributors.
  • 2011. Flash fiction piece, Friendsville, published on 19 May by online journal, Subtle Fiction.
  • 2007. Runner-Up in the Fish One-Page Prize for HELENA J. GINSBURG (1980-2007), published in The Fish Anthology 2007: A Paper Heart Is Beating, A Paper Boat Sets Sail, Fish Publishing, Cork, Ireland, 2007.