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To the islands

I’m very happy to share the news that from next week, I’ll be writer in residence in Nuenonne country, at Lunnawannalonna (Bruny Island). I’m spending three weeks at Adventure Bay, where I’ll be working on an essay about hiking and the impacts of tourism. Having visited the island briefly this summer I am very keen […]

Mentors at FWF

The Feminist Writers Festival is coming up next weekend and I’ll be appearing on Sunday 27th at this event: Mentoring Feminists, Mentoring Writers Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Victoria Room, 12–2pm “Mentoring is a critical part of the creative life, but something women and non-binary writers are often excluded from. Without mentoring, writers and artists can […]

Fins, masks, and podcasts

In June last year, I went snorkelling with the giant Australian cuttlefish in their breeding waters at Point Lowly, near Whyalla. These astonishing animals appear in various forms throughout Dyschronia, and I did plenty of research into them, but I didn’t go to see them in person until I’d finished the novel, perhaps wary that […]

Airborne

I am still recovering from the wonderful Adelaide Writers Week – such a great festival, carefully curated and full of considered conversations about the world. My personal highlight was to share a stage with one of my favourite writers, the brilliant Eva Hornung. Eva was the deserving winner of the Premier’s Prize at the Adelaide […]