Selected writing


‘Emotional Support’, We’ll Stand In That Place and Other Stories, ed. Michelle Cahill, Margaret River Press, May 2019. Shortlisted in the Margaret River Short Story Competition 2018.

‘Blood and bone’, Hunter Writers Centre Grieve Anthology Volume 6, 2018. First Prize in the Hunter Writers Centre ‘Grieve’ writing competition 2018.

‘Royal Park’, Reading Victoria, August 2018. Written with Jane Rawson.

‘How the stars travelled to Earth and abandoned the moon’, Meanjin, Summer 2018.

‘My Heart’s Tenant’, Seizure, 27 October 2017. Shortlisted in the Swinburne University/ Emerging Writers Festival Micro fiction Competition 2017.

Book reviews

Paradise Rot by Jenny Hval, The Lifted Brow Review of Books, 11 February 2019

Imperfect by Lee Kofman, The Age, 7 February 2019

The Library Book by Susan Orlean, The Australian, 2 February 2019

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss, The Age, 20 December 2018

Inappropriation by Lexi Freiman, The Australian, 27 October 2018

The Fortress by S.A. Jones, Kill Your Darlings, 9 May 2018

Dyschronia by Jennifer Mills, Kill Your Darlings, 21 February 2018

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich, The Age, 29 December 2017

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey, Newtown Review of Books, 8 August 2017

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt, Newtown Review of Books, 25 May 2017

Rubik by Elizabeth Tan, Newtown Review of Books, 15 June 2017

Essays, opinion and features

‘Surviving False Dawns: On Joy Division and Life in a Far Distant Suburb’, Lithub, 22 April 2019

‘Author Profile: Jordy Rosenberg’, The Saturday Paper, 6 April 2019

‘Silence, Power and Gender Equality in the Arts’, Meanjin, October 15, 2018

‘Ghost of the Museum Past’, Meanjin, September 26, 2018

‘For the Love of Libraries’, Meanjin, 25 July 2018

‘Australia in Three Books: Queer Auslit of the 1990s’, Meanjin, Winter 2018

‘Author profile: Jane Rawson’ The Saturday Paper, 23 June 2018

‘Author profile: Carmen Maria Machado’, The Saturday Paper, 5 May 2018

‘Everything is Not Fine in Libraries’, Meanjin, 21 December 2017

What I’m Reading’, Meanjin, 11 September 2017

‘Clack of typewriters captivates authors’, The Age, 26 September 2014

‘Zines defy death by digital’, The Age, 13 June 2014

‘The great library swindle: stealing rare books’, Wheeler Centre Dailies, 9 July 2013