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Tracks, contracts

Exciting news! I’ve signed a contract with Picador for another novel, the queer ghost story I’ve been working on since 2015. It will be out in Australia sometime in 2021. I started the book in Beijing, wrote a good chunk of the first draft longhand at Yaddo in upstate NY, lost the notebook along with […]

Nuove parole

There’s an interview about Dyschronia in this month’s Adelaide Review. I had a great time chatting with Walter Marsh for this article. It was a pleasure to be able to speak about the book in depth, and in a specifically South Australian context, before I left the country. Now it is reminding me of the […]

Dyschronia on the Miles Franklin shortlist

What a huge honour to see Dyschronia on this list and what a fantastic, eclectic shortlist. The winner will be announced on the 30th July – I would be happy to see any of these books win! You can read all the judges comments here.

Miles Franklin longlist

I’m excited to announce that Dyschronia has been longlisted for this year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award! It’s bittersweet to be recognised for writing about the climate emergency at this moment. I wrote something for Overland last week which is not directly about the book, but discusses the emotional burden that comes with working in this […]