Publications and Awards


Winner of the Fellowship of Australian Writers Alice Sinclair Award (2016) for ‘Tell-tale’.

Winner of the Queensland Literary Awards – Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award (2015).

Winner of the Griffith Review Novella Project II (2014) for ‘Whale station’.

Winner of AusLit Espionage & Deceit Short Story Competition (2011) for ‘Farewell, the Sea’.

Shortlisted for the Katharine Susannah Prichard Young Writer-in-Residence Program (2010).

Winner of the State Libray of Queensland Young Writers Award (2009) for ‘The lunar coast’.

Longlisted for the State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award (2008) for ‘Gerald’.

Winner of the State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award: Maureen Donahoe Prize (2007) for ‘Fuel for Loneliness’.

Highly Commended for the State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award (2006) for ‘NSI’.


The New York Times (December 2016) ‘Help for Australia’s Coal Workers’.

Tincture Journal (September 2016) ‘Making Noise: Ellen van Neerven’, Issue 15

Tincture Journal (June 2016) ‘Making Noise: Anna Spargo-Ryan’, Issue 14

SLQ Today (May 2016) ‘Word Up’, [Online] Available:

Writing Queensland (April 2016) ‘On still emerging’, [Online] Available:

Tincture Journal (March 2016) ‘Making Noise: David Burton’, Issue 13, Available:

Tracks magazine (February 2016) ‘The Cape’, vol. 546, pp. 111

Tracks magazine (July 2015) ‘Fins’, vol. 538, pp. 111

Griffith REVIEW Great Reads (June 2015) ‘World Oceans Day’, [Online] Available:

WQ Online (June 2015) ‘Project: Novella’, [Online] Available:

Tracks magazine (March 2015) ‘Brother Bird’, vol. 534, pp. 123

Griffith REVIEW (October 2014) ‘Whale station’, vol. 46, pp. 60-118

Meanjin (July 2014) ‘What I’m Reading’, [Online] Available:

Queensland Writers Centre (June 2014) ‘The Writer’s Guides’ [Online]

Read Live Enjoy (October 2013) ‘Foreword’, pp. I-III

Seizure Journal (March 2013) ‘The Breakers’, [Online] Available:

Tiny Owl Workshop (February 2013) ‘Like Yellow Roses’.

Dexian Racking (February 2012) ‘Glass Houses’, vol. 2 The Femme Fatale [Online] Available: http://dexianracking.

Imagining the City (November 2011) ‘Bureaucracy for the Broken-Hearted’.

Australian Literature Review (October 2011) ‘Farewell, the Sea’, [Online] Available:

Dexian Racking (September 2011) ‘Friends Like These’, vol. 2 The Swamp [Online] Available: http://dexianracking.

One Book Many Brisbanes (May 2011) ‘The River City’, vol. 6, pp. 12-22

Wordy MoFo (December 2010) ‘The X-Philes’, vol. 3

Wordy MoFo (October 2010) ‘Twelve of one, half a dozen of the other’, vol. 1

Griffith REVIEW (March 2010) ‘The lunar coast’, vol. 28, pp. 251-259

WQ Magazine (October 2009) ‘The Waiting Game’, vol. 189, pp. 12

The Courier Mail (September 2009) ‘The lunar coast’, ETC lift-out, pp. 25

lip Magazine (May 2007) ‘Talking the talk’, vol. 13, pp. 45

lip Magazine (December 2006) ‘Tough Break’, vol. 12, pp. 31