My short story 'Obsolescence' is the story representing the country of Norway (and the city of Bergen) in The Lifted Brow 6: Atlas. There are stories, songs, poems, illustrations and limericks representing every country in the world in this amazing, ambitious issue (book + 2 CDs). I'm so happy to be among contributors like Eddy Current … Continue reading ‘Obsolescence’ (an extract)
This is an extract from my short story 'Birds', published in Wet Ink issue 14, just out. I share the pages with such wonderful writers as Ryan O'Neill, Michelle Cahill, Matthew Condon (who is interviewed) and others I've yet to get to know better (but soon will!) Buy a copy or subscribe here. for Sonja ... … Continue reading 'Birds' – an extract
I've been meaning to post this for a while. This is a short story I did for the Remix My Lit project. It's a mash-up of 'Renovator's Heaven' by Cate Kennedy, 'Alchymical Romance' by Lee Battersby, 'The New Cage' by Stefan Laszczuk, and 'Beowulf in Brisbane' by Philip Neilsen. Enjoy! The man has Don Henley hair, … Continue reading Again, the Healing Tickle (the Way Black Glitters): A Mash-Up
Come and see me shimmer (due to nervous shakiness) on stage, reading from my shortlisted short story 'Mentioning Ben' which features dinosaur bones and ghosts of marriages past... I would love to meet some of my Vic readers. And I know at least three people on my blogroll will be there if you've been enjoying them too! … Continue reading Page Seventeen Launch – November 8, 2008
I came across this wonderful story by Charlotte Wood on her website, after reading The Children, called 'Honeymoon' And winner of the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Novice Writers Award - Joseph Ryan's 'Stranger Than Beautiful'
Greenbeard is a new lit/arts mag edited by Mariana Sabino. Its flavour is international, with writers from Europe, India and Australia. Mariana is quite a fan of my writing and my blog and has included four of my pieces in the first issue - two book reviews, a film review and my short story Dead … Continue reading Greenbeard
My short story Dead Women has been published in the latest Hecate (Vol. 33, No. 1). Here is an extract: Lily woke up one morning to find Virginia Woolf sitting on the end of her bed. She instantly recognised the thin, protuberant cheekbones and phosphorescent eyes. She liked the way the dark morbid floral pattern … Continue reading Dead Women