My debut, 2020 Text Prize-shortlisted novel is forthcoming with Text Publishing. Therefore I am is a contemporary YA novel set in London. This manuscript also earned me a place in the ACT Writers Centre's professional development program, HARDCOPY, and an Australian Society of Authors Award Mentorship.
My current work-in-progress, Breathing in the Deep, is a contemporary YA novel set on a small Australian island. I was awarded a Varuna Residency Fellowship and a Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund Grant for this manuscript.
I also write short stories for adults, teens and kids.
I won the Bedford International Short Story Competition and the Bloomsbury Publishing Short Story Competition, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, the Margaret River Short Story Prize, the Sean O'Faolain Prize at the Cork International Short Story Festival, and the New Millennium Writings fiction competition, longlisted for the Bath International Short Story Award, and placed second in the Daily Telegraph's Summer Short Story Competition.
Bloomsbury UK published one of my short stories for children in an e-book anthology of re-imagined fairy tales (think Snow White set at NASA!). You can buy the anthology here. I also have a story (inspired by sea dragons!) in Margaret River Press’ beautiful annual print anthology after being shortlisted for the Margaret River Short Story Prize. You can buy that anthology here.
My work has also appeared in Southword Journal (Munster Literature Centre), ¶ilcrow & Dagger Literary Journal, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine and Bitterzoet Literary Magazine and one of my short stories has been recorded as a podcast. My first piece of flash fiction appears in Celapene Press' Short & Twisted anthology.