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Novel excerpt published in Review of Australian Fiction; latest consultancy work

Posted by on 16 September 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Earlier this week, Australian literary journal Review of Australian Fiction (RAF) published an excerpt from chapter 3 of my novel-in-progress. This excerpt appears under the title “Are You There, God? It is I, Robot”. Each fortnightly issue of RAF publishes two stories by Australian writers. In this latest issue, my piece appears with a...

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Apr 30: Reading in Calgary + publication in PRISM International

Posted by on 17 April 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Coming up on Sat April 30, I’ll be participating in Authors for Indies Day. This is a day in which Canadian authors show appreciation for independent bookstores (i.e. indies) by volunteering as guest booksellers. I’ll be at Owl’s Nest Books, Calgary’s longest established bookstore, for at least an hour. I’ll be giving a short...

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AWP Conference (30 Mar-2 Apr), then a residency in Alberta

Posted by on 12 March 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A few exciting things to report! At the end of the month, I’m heading to LA to attend the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference. I’ll be appearing on the following panels: Coming of Age Queer Friday 1 April, 1:30-2:45pm Room 410, L.A. Convention Center, Meeting Room Level With Amber Dawn, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Tom Cho,...

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Publication in The Best of The Lifted Brow

Posted by on 20 October 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’ve been meaning to mention this for a while: an early version of chapter 2 from my novel-in-progress has been published in the anthology The Best of The Lifted Brow. This piece, published under the title “What are the attributes of God?”, was initially published in literary magazine The Lifted Brow in 2011. This Best of anthology...

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How can we reconcile the existence of suffering with the premise of a good and almighty god?

Posted by on 25 March 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

A piece from my second book has been published in the latest issue of Meanjin. This piece addresses the problem that is described in its title: “How can we reconcile the existence of suffering with the premise of a good and almighty god?” Here are some pics of the published piece, which has actually been printed as a colour supplement or...

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More stories published in Italian

Posted by on 13 March 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

I have really been chuffed by my publications in Italian. And more have now been added to the list: a further four pieces from Look Who’s Morphing, translated into Italian by Elena Carletti, have been published in Malicuvata, an Italian e-journal. They are “Suitmation”, “Dinner with my Brother”, “Dinner with my...

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Storie. Grazie!

Posted by on 30 December 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

My story “Dirty Dancing” (from my book Look Who’s Morphing) has been published (in Italian and English) in the Italian literary journal Storie. It’s in issue 66 (and it’s pretty cool that I can say that I’m sharing issue-space with Martin Amis!). This particular publication of my work has been some time in the making and...

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Published: a story from my second book!

Posted by on 14 August 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The first story from my new book-in-progress has now been published! The piece is called “What are the attributes of God?” and it appears in the latest issue (issue 11) of The Lifted Brow. It’s great to have the first piece from the book published – and it’s even better to have it featured alongside works by the many other...

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