Cover to Cover | Episode 341

The latest edition of Vision Australia Radio’s Cover to Cover is now available as a podcast. The program features two more stories from my book Broken Rules and Other Stories (Transit Lounge): thanks to Tim McQueen for reading ‘Playful Arrangements’ and ‘Broken Rules’. You can listen to the podcast from the VAR website, here. A downloaded audio file is here. The program is also available on Spotify. Happy listening! More on the work of Vision Australia Radio can be found at their website, here. Continue reading Cover to Cover | Episode 341

The Repeat

If like me you missed yesterday’s edition of Vision Australia Radio’s Cover to Cover, there’s another chance to catch it today at 1:30PM (AEST) on the radio in Australia or online wherever you are in the world. This week’s program features two short stories from my book Broken Rules and Other Stories: listen to Tim McQueen reading Overland VU Short Story Prize winner ‘Their Cruel Routines’, and be transported to bygone English seaside summers with ‘The Americans’. The program will shortly be released as a podcast. A reminder that VAR podcasts are now available on Spotify, as well as in … Continue reading The Repeat

Launch of Every Second Tuesday

We are delighted to have the Elwood Writers group – Jennifer Bryce, Margaret McCaffrey, Helen McDonald and Barry Lee Thompson – join us online to discuss Every Second Tuesday. A new anthology of poetry, fiction and memoir, this kaleidoscope of stories spans the globe from the trenches of France in World War One to a dystopian Australia, via contemporary Harlem and the streets of northern England. Elwood Writers will chat about their book and their group with award-winning local author Lee Kofman. Readings Books Join me and the other members of Elwood Writers in conversation online on Wednesday 9 December at … Continue reading Launch of Every Second Tuesday

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