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Writing

A selection of recent interviews, essays, reviews and short fiction available to read online. Updated regularly, but follow me on twitter for more.

Interviews

The Garret

The Short Form

Essays

Trouble Breathing
The Guardian (2020)
pandemic | solidarity | black lives matter

The Unconcerned
Sydney Review of Books (2020)
Venice | art | the anthropocene

Battling the False Narratives Around Australia’s Devastating Bushfires
Weekendavisen/Lithub (2020)
fire | denial | climate fiction

Against Realism
Overland 233 (Summer 2018)
utopia | dystopia | imaginative labour

Swimming with Aliens
Overland 230 (Autumn 2018)
cuttlefish | Whyalla | animal intelligence | climate change

Seeing Landscape
Meanjin 77:1 (Autumn 2018)
art | landscape | family | labour | ecology | climate change

Detroit, I Do Mind
Overland 220 (Spring 2015)
Detroit | ruin porn | gentrification

Reviews

An Embassy for Nowhere, Sydney Review of Books, November 2017
on Shaun Prescott’s The Town

We Become Deserters, Lifted Brow, September 2017
on Wayne Macauley’s Some Tests

Seventy-Two Transformations, Sydney Review of Books, March 2017
on Journey to the West

Short fiction

Keeping an Eye on Sinclair
Meanjin 78:1 (Autumn 2019)

Miracles
Meanjin 76:1 (Autumn 2017)

Architecture
Overland 208 (Spring 2012)