Reprint sale to PodCastle

I'm excited to announce that I've signed a contract with PodCastle for an audio version of The Jellyfish Collector, originally published in Review of Australian Fiction. The story is scheduled for November this year and will be released as part of a PodCastle feature...

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Book rec of the month – August 2016

Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction This month I'd like to recommend Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction, which collects a number of novels, novel extracts and short stories from the iconic Finnish writer and is published by Cheeky Frawg Books. This hefty tome really showcases...

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Book rec of the month – July 2016

It's time for another monthly book recommendation. This month I've chosen another interesting book that I'm glad to have read. Enjoy! Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey This month I'm recommending Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey. This collection consists of...

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Where I’ll be at Continuum 12

This weekend I'm heading to Continuum 12, Melbourne's annual fan run speculative fiction convention. I'm looking forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. I'm also on five panels this year on a range of interesting topics.   My panels:   High...

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Book rec of the month – June 2016

During the five or so years I worked as a bookseller my favourite part of the job (other than the employee discount, of course) was recommending books to customers. It was especially rewarding to help someone find a book that they ended up loving but might not have...

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On writing and chronic illness

(Originally published on my old site on 3 January, 2015. Since it was written I've changed doctors and treatments and I'm currently making slow but significant progress on reducing a lot of my symptoms. I still have a fair way to go, but I'm a lot less incapacitated...

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