Projects and publications, plus an opportunity for online writers

It's been a while since I updated, so I'll shove it all in one post. First of all, Happy New Year! 2014 was an incredible year for me, though it started out rocky (I was unemployed for about two months). The highlights were finishing my doctorate, publishing Captives, and having a story included in Best Australian Stories 2014. … Continue reading Projects and publications, plus an opportunity for online writers

Guest review: Sam Cooney on The Lifted Brow no. 7

The Lifted Brow no. 7 ed. Ronnie Scott 2010 (website) Reviewed by Sam Cooney The Lifted Brow no. 7. It’s good. (Could I leave it at that? Yes.) Ronnie Scott’s short editorial is about penises, sneakers and a forgotten Halloween special. I will extract two declarations from the editorial that sum up this Brow: 'I’ve never … Continue reading Guest review: Sam Cooney on The Lifted Brow no. 7

‘Obsolescence’ (an extract)

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)

All the somebody people (a round-up of some lit stuff going on here, there, everywhere)

Here's 5th Wall's most excellent wrap-up of This is Not Art and the National Young Writers Festival. And here are some more of Estelle's awesome interviews from NYWF. Katie Jacobs' dispatches from Ubud, are being featured on Beattie's Book Blog. Bookman - I met your lovely correspondent, hopefully one day I'll meet you too! I'll blog … Continue reading All the somebody people (a round-up of some lit stuff going on here, there, everywhere)