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Tom Cho vs Josephine Rowe

Posted by on 31 January 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

My short story “Today on Dr Phil” has scored a narrow victory to win one of the semi-finals in Meanjin’s Tournament of Books! The judge was Melinda Harvey. Look Who’s Morphing has been shortlisted for awards and come close to winning, but never actually won. Can this piece from the book go one better? The piece means a lot to me. I...

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Tom Cho vs Elizabeth Jolley

Posted by on 16 January 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 comments

My piece “Today on Dr Phil” has narrowly won a semi-final in  Meanjin’s Tournament of Books! I’ve enjoyed the more public nature of this competition – it’s more fun than waiting on the secret discussions of a judging panel. And it’s especially fun when your judge is First Dog on the...

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Tom Cho vs Katherine Susannah Prichard

Posted by on 7 November 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Following on from my blog post yesterday, Match One in Meanjin’s Tournament of Books 2012 saw my piece “Today on Dr Phil” pitted against Katherine Susannah Prichard’s “Happiness” (a story that I’ve not read – I thought that I had studied one of her novels in uni but I now realise that I haven’t actually...

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Piece included in Meanjin Tournament of Books 2012

Posted by on 5 November 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m chuffed that my piece “Today on Dr Phil” – from my first book Look Who’s Morphing – has been included in the Meanjin Tournament of Books 2012. As described on the tournament’s web page, the tournament works like this: From next Monday until the end of December we will be pitting Australian short stories against...

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