After a very successful launch last night at The University of Melbourne’s new student bar ‘The Ida,’ Farrago Magazine‘s first issue for 2018 has been published! Jesse and the team kindly published an article of mine titled “Cartoons and Heartache.” It includes an excerpt from my book Watching Cartoons with Boys as well as musings
… #careermilestone Today was a bit of a spesh day. Birdcatcher Books have just published a collection of stories that were long-listed for last year’s short story competition, and the anthology is called Crossroads. My story “Like Siamese” appears inside and you can buy a hardcopy here or an e-book version here.
A piece I wrote on the university textbooks vs. e-books debate has gone live on Society19‘s AU page this morning. It’s the second fun, silly piece I’ve gotten to write for a student website/audience this year since my piece for Farrago in April. If you like your books papery and your memes on point, read
This week marks the 65th publication anniversary of J. D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye. As well as being the main focus of my postgraduate research at the University of Melbourne, this book has played a big part in influencing my development as a writer (as well as – let’s be real here
Today is World Book Day and in celebration I’ve written a piece that’s up on Farrago Magazine‘s website. It’s titled “88 Lines about 44 Books” and the structure is (of course) modeled on the lyrics of the 80s new wave classic by The Nails. It’s a fun, general interest piece based on my years of
2016 is looking to be a very big year! My debut novel Rare Birds is only three chapters away from being ready to send to an editor, I was invited to apply for the Master of Arts (Research) program at the University of Melbourne (commencing part-time study there next month), and The Conversation have this