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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

Experimenting with the Hero’s Journey

Bite Magazine

Fiction and Illustration

WQ Magazine

Ice Queens and Snow Maidens

Aurealis #96

The Role of the Mother in Children’s Fantasy Fiction

New Myths #36

Short Stories

You Can’t Go Home Again

Gippsland Writers Network Summer ‘Home’ Writing Competition – Highly Commended

Showing Hearts

Five:2:One, Volume 8,


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


Winner of The Writing Junction Mentorship and Microfiction Competition, 2016

Reprinted in Longshot Island, 2018
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.

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