Queensland Literary Awards | State Library of Queensland

It’s a huge thrill and honour to have been a finalist in this year’s Queensland Literary Awards. Broken Rules and Other Stories was one of five books shortlisted for the University of Southern Queensland Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection. Thanks so much to the judges and everyone involved in the awards. I enjoyed every minute of the live stream of Thursday evening’s awards ceremony from State Library of Queensland. The recording is available on the State Library website, or you can catch it over on YouTube. It’s well worth a watch. (The Steele Rudd Award begins 43 … Continue reading Queensland Literary Awards | State Library of Queensland

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

Queensland Literary Awards 2021

I’m over the moon that Broken Rules and Other Stories has been shortlisted for this year’s University of Southern Queensland Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection. To see the five shortlisted books and read the judges’ comments on them, click here. More information on the Queensland Literary Awards can be found at State Library of Queensland, here. Many thanks to everyone involved in the awards. Continue reading Queensland Literary Awards 2021

Glam Adelaide review

South Australia publication Glam Adelaide has a brand new review of Broken Rules here. A nice surprise. It’s really quite heartening to pull in a write-up more than six months after the book was published. It keeps things bubbling along. And it’s always nice to reach across state borders. Go here for a comprehensive list of press, reviews and other publicity for Broken Rules. Continue reading Glam Adelaide review