'Best Home on the Worst Street,' short story, in 2019 Flash Fiction - Harbinger Press website (2020)

'Flipping Fat on Middle Fifth,' short story, in Conflux 14 (2018)

'The Last Magicians of Sad Hill,' short story, in A Hand of Knaves, eds. Leife Shallcross and Chris Large, CSFG Publishing (2018). ISBN 9780977519293

'Second-last,' short story, in Queensland Writers Centre website (2018)

'Sunswarm,' short story, in Queensland Writers Centre website (2018)*

'Winder's Cleaning Services,' short story, in Aurealis 105, ed. Stephen Higgins, Chimaera Publications (2017). ISBN 9781922031624

'Torvald’s Year,' short story, in Award Winning Australian Writing 2016, ed. Chloe Brien, Melbourne Books (2016). ISBN 99781922129994 

'Torvald’s Year,' short story, illustrations, in Capital Letters (2016)

'Flicker,' short story, illustrations, in Conflux 11 (2015) 

'Banqueting in Tacitus’ Annals,' article, in Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 40.1, ed. Dr. J. Lea Beness (2013). ISSN 1032-3686


Awards and Shortlistings

Highly Commended in the Under the Silver Tree Writing Competition (Broken Hill Heritage Week) (2019)

Winner Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild / Conflux Short Story Competition (2018) 

2x shortlistings in the Queensland Writers Centre Flash Fiction Competition (2018)


Shortlisting for Busybird Publishing’s The Great Novella Search (2016) 

Winner ACT Writers Centre Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award (2015)*

Shortlisting for the Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize (2015) 

2x shortlistings in the Katharine Susannah Prichard Speculative Fiction Awards (2015)

3rd place in Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild / Conflux Short Story Award (2015) 

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