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Books & Writing

Middle Grade:

 

What the Raven Saw (2013)

  • Shortlisted 2014 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

  • Longlisted 2013 Aurealius Awards

Junior Fiction:

Silver Shoes:

And all that Jazz (2015)

Hit the Streets (2015)

Breaking Pointe (2015)

Dance Till You Drop (2015)

Broadway Baby (2016)

Lights, Camera, Dance (2016)

Rhythm and Blues (2016)

Studio Showdown (2016)

Awards & Residencies:

2018

Shortlisted for the Vogel Prize

A Troubling of Goldfish

 

2017

May Gibbs Creative Time Residential Fellowship (Brisbane)

 

2013/14

Bayside Artist in Residence

 

Short Stories:

 

2011

The Sleepers Almanac No 7

'Rough Weather Expected'

 

[untitled] Literary Journal 04 & 1st place

'Avery at the River'

2010

Perilous Adventures magazine + mentorship

1st, 'Jim'

FAW Tasmania Iris Milutinovic Award

1st, 'Free-Falling'

Henry Lawson Grenfell Festival Poetry Award
Highly commended, 'Fish Bucket'

2009

Yarram Community Learning Centre Literary Competition
2nd, 'What the Raven Saw'

The Book Abyss Writing Competition
2nd, 'The Princess Everlasting'

FAWQ Lovers of Good Writing Competition
1st, 'Dripping' + published in Scope

Henry Lawson Grenfell Festival Short Story Award
commended, 'Thirst'

Theatre Scripts:

 

Do You Come Here Often?

45 minutes, 5f characters

Follows the comings and goings of a variety of characters at a trashy nightclub on a Saturday night - including one mysterious lady who just won't leave.

How Can We Help?

45 minutes, 4f 2m

We've all been there - the waiting room of a large, bulk-billing doctor's surgery. But you've never met characters like these.

*both scripts have won awards at Short Play festivals in Australia. Please contact me if you are interested in reading a sample and performance rights.