Brown paper bag over the book cover and the words 'cover reveal' and 'released 10/10' and 'pre-order now'

Cover reveal

I’m so excited to share the cover design for Mood. It was designed by the very talented Duncan Blachford of Typography Studio. Duncan has designed some gorgeous covers, including books by Wakefield Press writers (check out Andrew Roff’s The Teeth of a Slow Machine and Roanna McClelland’s The Comforting Weight of Water). He has also designed books for […]

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Last event before lockdown

I was so relieved that the launch of issue four of Matters Journal was able to take place before lockdown. Here’s an excerpt of my essay ‘What I learned about the future from my students’. It’s about sci-fi, dystopian and apocalyptic stories, climate change, robots and what the future might look like. A week into the

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My Instagram Live debut

I had the best time storytelling on One On One Stories, an Instagram Live event curated by Madison Griffiths. It was such an honour to be part of an event featuring storytellers, poets, comedians and artists like Ellen Van Neerven, Evelyn Araluen, Darlene Sobrana, Bec Jessen, Claire Sullivan, Alistair Baldwin, Sean Whelan, James Colley and Elizabeth

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Hear me roar

I have recently been part of a number of Podcasts and radio segments. I get nervous every time but it’s nothing that a cup of tea and a friendly interviewer can’t fix! The first is “Queer Sex Education in Australia”, a radio segment on Triple Bi-Pass: Sex Bi the Bi on JoyFM, where I discuss

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LGBT+ writing project

I’m a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, which is based at La Trobe University, and I’m researching the impact of life writing on young LGBT+ people. My research study was open to anyone aged 16-20 who lives in Melbourne and identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or queer (all

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My night out at Queerstories

Last night was incredibly exciting for me. I told a story at Queerstories, which is one of my favourite events in the LGBTIQA+ community, on Halloween of all nights. My story is titled ‘Problematic Faves‘ and I talk about Enid Blyton, The X-Files, The L Word, Homeland and many others. I got to drool over

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Gold Laurel that says "Australian LGBTI Awards Finalist"

Finalist for the LGBTI Awards

I am really honoured to be a finalist in the artist category for the Australian LGBTI Awards 2019. Voting has opened for the awards, and I’d really appreciate it if you would register and vote for me. The Awards will take place at The Star Event Centre on Friday 1 March 2019. Thank you so

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Book launch excitement

Living and Loving in Diversity was launched this Friday at the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council’s national conference. It is an honour to be part of a book that contains writing from so many amazing queer writers. I read an excerpt of my piece, ‘My Helmet’, at the launch, and had the opportunity to sign books

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