Publication anniversary

Wednesday this week marked one year from the release of Broken Rules and Other Stories. How time flies. Seems only yesterday that I was seeing cheery signs in the frolicking of a dolphin in the sunny waters of the Maribyrnong River on the morning of publication day. And now here we are in spring again. The book’s adventures so far are charted here. It’s been an enjoyable and eventful twelve months. Happy anniversary, Broken Rules! Continue reading Publication anniversary

Radio Times

The first November edition of Vision Australia Radio’s Cover to Cover will feature two short stories from my new book Broken Rules and Other Stories (Transit Lounge, 2020). Tim McQueen will read ‘Playful Arrangements’ and ‘Broken Rules’ on the Friday 6 November show. The program will be rebroadcast on Sunday 8 November, and made available as a podcast shortly after that. Vision Australia Radio is available on the airwaves in Australia. The station’s reach has increased, and Cover to Cover also welcomes Launceston, Devonport, Hobart, Darwin, and Perth to its on-air audience. Broadcast times differ depending on location, so it’s … Continue reading Radio Times

Cover to Cover | Episode 339

Last week’s edition of Cover to Cover is now available as a podcast. Episode 339 featured readings of ‘Their Cruel Routines’ and ‘The Americans’ from Broken Rules and Other Stories (Transit Lounge, 2020). Thanks to producer Tim McQueen for devoting an entire show to stories from the collection, and for reading them from his temporary home studio. The podcast is available on Spotify, as well as from the Vision Australia Radio website. An MP3 file of the recording is here. Happy listening! Cover to Cover is a production of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Find out more about the work … Continue reading Cover to Cover | Episode 339

Recommendations from Readings

September was a blockbuster month for Australian fiction. We’ve compiled a list of 12 newly released novels and story collections from our local shores, including a regular storm of exciting emerging voices. Readings, 25 September 2020 I’m thrilled to see Broken Rules included in Readings’ list of 12 Australian novels & story collections to read this month. What a terrific September it’s been. And there’s still some of it left to go. Happy reading and writing. Continue reading Recommendations from Readings