My essay ‘Binary School’ about my experience attending a Modern Orthodox Jewish school as a queer and non-binary person was published in Growing Up Queer in Australia (Black Inc., 2019). Buy the book here or listen to the audiobook here.

My essay ‘Marriage equality is not the biggest issue affecting LGBTQ Australians’ was published in Going Postal: More Than ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ (Brow Books, 2018).

My essay ‘My Helmet’, about my struggles with my hair and identity, was published in Living and Loving in Diversity: An Anthology of Australian Multicultural Queer Adventures, the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC)’s book (Wakefield Press, 2018).

My essay ‘Sequential Dreams’ was published by Going Down Swinging in the print edition of Return Flight MEL>EDIa cross-continental creative exchange between twenty artists and writers in Melbourne and Edinburgh, in May 2017.

I am writing a memoir about gender diversity, Jewish identity and mental illness. For enquiries about my manuscript, please get in touch here.

Articles, Essays and Short Stories

‘What I’m Reading’, Meanjin, February 2021

‘Hanukkah in Australia: Celebrating perseverance and visibility in the summertime’, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, December 2020

”Tis the Season to be Misgendered’, Grit Daily News, December 2020

‘The Pieces’, Exhibiting Culture Online, Darebin Arts, December 2020

‘Reimagining the Mikvah’, Island Magazine, Issue 160, September 2020

‘This year Rosh Hashanah will be different, but at least I’ll be celebrating it’, SBS, 17 September 2020

‘International Day of the Dog vignettes’, Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Collection, 26 August 2020 (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4)

‘Why we cannot be ‘progressive except for Palestine”, Overland, 20 July 2020

‘How deep is too deep’, Victorian Writer, June-September 2020

‘How make-up helped me express my gender identity’, SBS, 29 April 2020

‘From gripping sagas to personal essays: Australian books for the coronavirus lockdown’, the Guardian, 2 April 2020

‘What I learned about the future from my students’Matters Journal, Issue 4, March 2020

‘My father’s writing has nurtured me throughout my life’, SBS, 28 August 2019

‘More than a coming-out story: 10 books to read during Pride month’, the Guardian, 18 June 2019

‘Is the media getting the messaging right on climate change?’, Crikey, 7 June 2019

‘Corporate queerness’LOTL Magazine, Winter 2019

‘The ideal companions’LOTL Magazine, Winter 2019

‘The down to earth candidate’LOTL Magazine, November 2018

‘Transgender and gender diverse representation on the big screen’, Archer Magazine, 26 October 2018

‘Village people’The Big Issue, 19 October 2018

‘The five types of tears of high-profile people’, ten daily, 9 October 2018

‘Our bodies and minds are not datasets’Festival of Dangerous Ideas, UNSW Centre for Ideas, 7 October 2018

‘We must keep #Scomophobia out of our classrooms’, ten daily, 3 September 2018

‘Life writing as an outlet for LGBTIQA+ youth’Bent Street, 2 September 2018

‘The greyhound industry is Australia’s largest puppy farm’, ten daily, 28 August 2018

‘We spoke to refugees on Manus about this week’s leadership mess’, Junkee, 24 August 2018

‘We shouldn’t be free to air racist bile on TV’, ten daily, 10 August 2018

‘Being trans-exclusionary is not radical’Meanjin, 23 January 2018

‘It’s not easy being marginalised’, SBS, 24 November 2017

‘Marriage equality is not the biggest issue affecting LGBTQ Australians’, The Huffington Post, 14 November 2017

‘Men of Manus: The stories of the refugees we have left behind’, Junkee, 7 November 2017

‘Out of the closet’The Big Issue, 2 November 2017

‘The Bachelor: Understanding the attraction of watching the reality show’, Archer Magazine, September 2017

‘Inside the marriage equality furore with ‘Same Love’ singer Mary Lambert’Junkee, September 2017

‘Re-reading Anne Frank’s diary as a queer Jewish person’, SBS, April 2017

‘Silence and stillness’, Kill Your Darlings, Issue 28, January 2017

‘On physical queer identifiers and “passing” as straight’, SBS, January 2017

‘Five things you didn’t know about the bento box’, Urban Walkabout, December 2016

‘An open letter to Senator Abetz’The Vocal, November 2016

‘The Supermoon, grief and a turbulent month’Urban Walkabout, November 2016

LGBTI people need doctors to leave their prejudice at the door’Sydney Morning Herald, October 2016

‘A love story with Taylor Hanson: How I found queerness in hetero ’90s pop culture’Junkee, November 2016

‘The shy extrovert and the social media introvert’The Vocal, September 2016

‘A personal story to highlight the ridiculous and dangerous nature of a marriage equality plebiscite’The Vocal, August 2016

‘What AFL’s inaugural Pride Game means to me as a queer woman’Daily Life, August 2016

‘When feeling sad turns out to be S.A.D.’Feminartsy, May 2016

‘My Helmet’, Going Down Swinging, February 2016 (republished by PRISM International, Canada, in February 2016)

Review of The Natural Way of Things, ArtsHub, February 2016

‘How to make grief less awkward: A guide to talking about death with the ones you love’The Vocal, January 2016 (republished by Daily Life in April 2016)

‘The overlooked B in LGBTI’The Vocal, October 2015 (republished by Everyday Feminism in May 2016)

‘A love letter to nonfiction’Writers Connect, Winter 2015

‘Wild Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park: A road trip of geysers, mountains, bears and bison’High 50 Travel, June 2015

‘Memory Box’, Seizure, January 2015

‘A double bed, please’The Adventure Report, January 2015

‘Out of the closet: Two queer fashionistas explore the links between sexuality and appearance, and the pressure to ‘dress down’ for society’Archer Magazine, Issue 3: Summer 2014/2015

Review of Burial Rites, ArtsHub, April 2014

‘Marking six months of Abbott’, Lot’s Wife, March 2014

‘Leaving Sydney’, Postcards: everywhere all the time, February 2014

‘Is this working?’, Compass, Summer Issue, December 2013

Review of Destroying the Joint: Why Women Have to Change the World, ArtsHub, May 2013

Review of The 2013 Voiceless Anthology, ArtsHub, December 2012

Review of Dancing to the Flute, Writers Connect, Spring 2012

Review of Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, ArtsHub, August 2012

Review of The Rest is Weight, ArtsHub, July 2012

Review of The Dinner, ArtsHub, July 2012

Review of Dogs in Australian Art, ArtsHub, May 2012

‘Inconvenience’, BanQuet: A Feast of New Writing and Art by Australian Queer Women, 2011

‘Rurbania’, BanQuet: A Feast of New Writing and Art by Australian Queer Women, 2010

‘If You’re Happy and You Know It’Queer Vertigo, 2005

‘Addicts’ Town’, loose lips: UTS Writers’ Anthology, 2004

Awards and Appearances

My memoir, ‘Mood’, has been longlisted for the 2020 Kill Your Darling’s Unpublished Manuscript Award.

My poem, ‘State Library Lawn’, won the Stonnington Prize for Poetry in 2016.

An excerpt of my memoir was shortlisted for the 2014 Scribe Nonfiction Prize.

I was longlisted for the 2016 Melbourne Polytechnic Residential Writing Fellowship.

I have been interviewed about my writing on ABC Radio, Joy FM, 3CR Melbourne and Channel 31, and have discussed my writing at the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the National Young Writers’ Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, La Trobe University’s Pride Day, the Bendigo Pride Festival and at multiple academic conferences. For more details, see my appearances.

Please contact me if you have a question, want to commission work or would like to collaborate on a project.