Writing Portfolio

Article + Essays


Where Have All the Good Mums Gone

Aurealis 151
June 2022


A World of Your Own

Mindful Parenting Issue 15
December 2021


In Defense of Escapism

WQ Magazine
2019


Experimenting with the Hero’s Journey

Bite Magazine
2018


    Fiction and Illustration

    WQ Magazine
    2017


    Ice Queens and Snow Maidens

    Aurealis #96
    2016


    The Role of the Mother in Children’s Fantasy Fiction

    New Myths #36
    2016

    Short Stories


    Showing Hearts

    Five:2:One, Volume 8,
    2018


    Roots

    Winner of the 2017 Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing – Fiction
    “An unsettling story that effectively uses the mundane event of a sewerage blockage to create tension. The truth about the protagonist’s character is slowly revealed through his thoughts and memories. Narrative detail is sparse, but evocatively used, letting the reader fill in the gaps of the story with their own imagination.” – Emma Viskic, Fiction Judge for the 2017 Thunderbolt Prize


    Crow

    Winner of The Writing Junction Mentorship and Microfiction Competition, 2016
    A woman who can turn into a crow discovers something unpleasant about her husband.




    Daisies and Dandelions

    The Airgonaut, 2016


    A Girl and her Dog

    SQ Mag, 2015
    Cassie wakes up to find a puppy in place of her partner. This relationship just goes to show that not everything is better with a dog. A bit of strange fiction focusing on what can’t always be fixed.


    Mirror Mirror

    Phantasmagoria Magazine, 2015
    When best friends, Michelle and Jess, move in together after high school they both become transfixed by an old antique mirror Michelle brings into the apartment.