Interview with Mary Lambert

I had the weirdest and most amazing experience this week. I happened to contact Mary Lambert‘s publicist about a fortnight ago, after noticing that Mary had announced her North American tour for her new EP Bold.  I asked if I could interview Mary about her EP, her upcoming tour, and her activism. I have noticed her …

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Essay published in ‘Return Flight’

I’m thrilled to be one of the writers involved in Return Flight: MEL>EDI, a cross-continental creative exchange between twenty artists and writers in Melbourne and Edinburgh. I’m amongst writers like Tony Birch and Madison Griffiths, which is an honour in itself. You can buy the book here.

Kill Your Darlings

I’ve been a fan of Kill Your Darlings for many years, and I am so excited to have had a piece published in their January issue. My piece is about my time at a writing workshop with Cheryl Strayed in the French alps, which I thought would be the ideal place to escape the distractions of everyday life. The …

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A moon, new beginnings and loss

Today, I am thinking about my beautiful friend, Jenny Green, who died in November 2015. I wrote about the supermoon, an odd, rare phenomenon that helped me observe Jenny’s death and work towards accepting it. This piece was originally published by Urban Walkabout, which unfortunately went into voluntary administration so the piece is no longer available online. …

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Essay on Taylor Hanson in Junkee

I wrote about the impact that 90s pop culture had on my developing sexual and gender identity. I discuss my crushes on Taylor Hanson, Daniel Johns and Leonardo DiCaprio, and a few surprises. You can read my essay in Junkee.

An open letter to Senator Abetz

Earlier this week, The Vocal (Fairfax) published my tongue-in-cheek letter to Senator Eric Abetz, which I wrote in response to his comments that we should celebrate people who come out as heterosexual. Of course, I completely agree with the Senator, but I just had a few questions for him before we start planning the hetero pride …

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The Shy Extrovert

I wrote a piece about being a shy extrovert for The Vocal, a Fairfax publication that is action-oriented and radically positive. The editor is the superb and talented Sheree Joseph. Since then, I have received messages and had fascinating conversations with people who identify as shy extroverts, social media introverts, awkward extroverts, confident introverts, etc. I also came across this wonderful …

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