Short Stories

‘Hard Rubbish,’ Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology, 111-116, 2017.

‘The Doll Museum,’ Idiom 23, 26, 37-41, 2017.

‘Counted,’ Underground Literary Magazine, 17, 26-32, 2017.

‘Rainbows End,’ The Regal Fox, 2017.

‘A Rose By Another Name,’ Pendulum Papers, 2017.

‘From the Archive,’ LiNQ, 42/43, 46-55, 2016.

‘Mourning Tea,’ fourW, 27, 39-41, 2016.

‘Let Them Eat Brioche,’ TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, 20(2), 2016.

‘Kintsukuroi,’ Antithesis, 26, 38-39, 2016.

‘As Time Goes By,’ Offset, 16, 153-156, 2016.

‘A History of the Kenny Gang,’ Thirteen Stories, Busybird, 39-48, 2016; Kindle Edition, 2013Visible Ink, 23, 61-68, 2011.

‘The Saxon’s Houses,’ shortlisted, AlburyCity Short Story Award, 2016.

‘Candy,’ Headland (NZ), 7, ebook, 2016.

‘Sexy,’ The Regal Fox, 2016.

‘Easily the Hardest Thing,’ VerityLa, July 16, 2016.

‘Wide Games,’ Demos, 4, 2016.

‘Charmed,’ shortlisted Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 2016.

‘Beyond the Border,’ Bukker Tillibul, 10, 2016.

‘Bonnet Surfing,’ Social Alternatives, 34(4), 63-65, 2015.

‘Holding On,’ Seizure, Flashers November 2015.

‘Don’t Write It Down,’ fourW, 26, 39-42, 2015; Shortlisted Booranga Prize

‘Living in the 70s,’ Transnational Literature, 8(1), 2015.

‘Feet of Clay,’ Verandah, 30, 65-71, 2015.

‘A Suit of Armour,’ Offset, 15, 92-95, 2015; Shortlisted (10 of 850 entries), The Age Short Story Competition, 2012.

‘I am Calling from Telstra,’ The Big Issue, 491, 53-55, 2015.

‘Khans of Prune Street,’ Thirty-four Tales: Arabic Translations of Contemporary Australian Short Stories (ed Raghid Nahhas), Cherrybrook, 2015; Kalimat, 17, 94-100, 2004.

‘Poetry,’ The Cringe Blog,  2015.

‘An Undelivered Letter to the Future,’ Lost Boy and other stories, 279-291, 2015; Shortlisted Margaret River Competition, 2015.

‘The Tea Ladies on the Edge of the Apocalypse,’ LiNQ, 41, 21-25, 2014.

‘Dog Breath,’ Hecate, 39 (1&2), 202-205, 2013/4.

‘The Shadow,’ Idiom 23, 24, 52-58, 2014.

‘Prologue,’ The Cringe, Blog, 2014.

‘Killiney Beach,’ fourW, 25, 33-35, 2014; Shortlisted Booranga Prize

‘Mount Olympos,’ The Grapple Annual, 1, 8-15, 2014; The Grapple Annual No. 1, Most Underrated Book of the Year Winner, 2015.

‘She Comes on Tuesdays,’ Vine Leaves, 12, 30, 2014.

‘Ultra Violent Cutz,’ 21D Shorts, 6-8, 2014.

‘Duck,’ Undertow, Gold Coast Anthology, 183-192, 2014.

‘Sugoi,’ Regime Books, 133-138, 2014.

‘Bending Over Backwards,’ Lip Yearbook, 94-96, 2013; Third Prize, Rachel Funari Prize, 2013.

‘Millionaires,’ fourW, 24, 47-50, 2013.

‘One Percent,’ Foreign and Far Away, 188-191, 2013.

‘Stories from the Rockyard,’ Verandah, 28, 10-13, 2013; Editor’s Choice Award.

‘Chance Encounters,’ Southerly, 73(1), Long Paddock, 2013.

‘Waterloo Smiles,’ The Big Issue, 439, 20-22, 2013.

‘The Ego of Angus Maloney,’ Southerly, 72(3), 78-81, 2013.

‘Treatment of a Love Story,’ Windmills, 11, 6-7, 2013.

‘Tennis Court Oath,’ Azuria, 2, 88-98, 2013.

‘Bula-Moce,’ Idiom 23, 22, 96-102, 2012.

‘Flesh and Bones,’ fourW, 23, 43-45, 2012.

‘The Ego of Angus Maloney,’ Burley, 2, 31-33, 2012.

‘No New Shoes,’ Quadrant, 56(6), 97-99, 2012.

‘Valentine’s Day,’ UTS Anthology ‘Hide Your Fire,’ 1-14, 2012; Shortlisted UTS Writers’ Prize 2012.

‘Todd’s 11th Summer,’ Short and Twisted, 11-15, 2012; Words & Music Programme, CBAA National Radio, 8th February 2004.

‘Churchill,’ LiNQ, 38, 77-81, 2011.

‘Dog On Dean,’ Windmills, 8, 10-11, 2011; Literary Pub Crawl, Write Around the Murray Festival; performed 6 & 9 August, 2009.

‘The Beauline,’ Winner, “It’s never too late to learn … to read” Adult Learners’ Week 2011. National Short Story Competition. pdf and podcast.

‘The ATM Machine,’ fourW, 22, 40-44, 2011.

‘The Astronomer Who was Afraid of the Dark,’ 21D, 3, 9, 2011.

‘Dancing,’ Antipodes, (USA), 25(1), 60-64, 2011.

‘Pachelbel’s Cannon,’ Biscuit Magazine, 9, 44-45 , 2011.

‘Hidden Treasure,’ Hecate, 37(1), 60-72, 2011.

‘Uhuru,’ Quadrant, 65(5), 117-121, 2011.

‘A Dead Dog,’ Blue Crow Magazine, 3, 32-43, 2011.

‘Peer Counselling on a Tuesday,’ Block, 11, 43-47, 2011.

‘Keeping the Home Fires Burning,’ Block, 11, 29-32, 2011; First Prize, AlburyCity Library Short Story Competition, 2004.

‘The Devil You Know,’ 21D, 1, 14, 2010.

‘Blessed Rain,’ fourW, 21, 56-61, 2010.

‘Halfway,’ Social Alternatives, 29(3), 64-67, 2010.

‘Red Light Hill,’ [untitled], 3, 56-62, 2010.

‘Mayday,’ Wet Ink, 20, 28-32, 2010.

‘Window Shopping,’ Literary Walkabout, Write Around the Murray Festival, Performed 9th & 12th September, 2010.

‘Having a Field Day,’ Social Alternatives, 28(3), 60-63, 2009.

‘By the Throat,’ Block, 9, 26-30, 2009.

‘On the Limes,’ fourW, 20, 34-37, 2009.

‘People Will Be Different,’ Etchings, 7, 36-43, 2009.

‘Having It All,’ Island, 117, 132-135, 2009.

‘The Daffodil Pickers,’ Block, 7, 45-49, 2008.

‘Power Levelling,’ Social Alternatives, 27(3), 66-68, 2008.

‘Going Down the Drain,’ fourW, 19, 19-22, 2008.

‘Adamant,’ Idiom 23, 20, 23-24, 2008; Commended, Bauhinia Literary Awards, 2008.

‘The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating,’ Etchings, 5, 129-135, 2008.

‘Clean-Up Day,’ Famous Reporter, 37, 68-78, 2008.

‘Identification,’ Short and Twisted, 109-111, 2008.

‘Lost in the Ramifications,’ Broadkill Review (US), 2(2), 53-54, 2008; Highly Commended, Katherine Susannah Prichard Fiction Awards, 2005.

‘That Smile, and the Tilt of Her Head,’ Silverfish, New Writing 7, (Malaysia), 105-111, 2007; The Photo, Highly Commended, AlburyCity Library, 2005.

‘Dear Prince Charles,’ Tamba, 41, 27-31, 2007.

‘Passionfruit,’ Etchings, 3, 79-81, 2007.

‘A Day in the Life,’ Idiom 23, 19, 78-80, 2007; Highly Commended, Bauhinia Literary Awards, 2006.

‘God’s Holding Paddock,’ Etchings, 2, 10-20, 2007.

‘Part of the Spectrum,’ Winner, Joseph Furphy Competition, 2006.

‘Hyacinth Jones,’ fourW, 17, 57-61, 2006.

‘Boxing Day,’ Tamba, 38, 30-34, 2006.

‘The Discovery of Europe,’ Postcolonial Text, 2(2), 2006.

‘The Tradition of Weaving,’ Kunapipi, 27 (2), 58-62, 2005.

‘Danger of Silence,’ In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself (US), 6, 77-8, 2005.

‘Hard Cheese With Music,’ fourW, 16, 33-36, 2005.

‘Day Nine,’ Silverfish, New Writing 5, (Malaysia), 52-61, 2005.

‘Pepys’ Parmesan and Other Conundrums,’ Space New Writing, 2, 87-96, 2005.

‘Staking the Tomatoes,’ Conversations, 6(1), 72-89, 2005.

‘The Female Factory,’ fourW, 15, 51-56, 2004.

‘On the Jetty,’ Tamba, 35, 16-17, 2004.

‘Lost and Found,’ The School Magazine, Orbit 89(9), 310-312, 2004.

‘A Study In Magnetism,’ New England Review, 20, 18, 2004.

‘The Case of the Missing Mother,’ Woorilla, 14(1), 22-27, 2004.

‘Free Trade,’ In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself, (USA), 5, 60-61, 2004.

‘Blowing Away the Inheritance,’ Antipodes, (USA), 18(1), 25-29, 2004.

‘Spooning,’ Idiom 23, 16, 18-19, 2004; Highly Commended, Bauhinia Literary Awards, 2003.

‘One Wish,’ Social Alternatives, 22(3), 60-62, 2003.

‘The Nightingale Floor,’ Coppertales, 9, 27-30, 2003.

‘A Bit of Rough,’ Muse Apprentice Guild, (US), Fall/Winter Edition, 2003/4.

‘Kosher Long-Pig,’ four W, 14, 24-32, 2003.

‘The Sheep, the Rooster and the Duck, Hermes, 31-34, 2003.

‘The Cup of Tea Effect,’ Imajes, 6, 30-37, 2002.

‘Polka Pete’s Last Scam,’ New England Review, 16, 17, 2002.

‘The Daughter,’ dotlit, 3(2), November 2002; Commended, Bauhinia Literary Awards, 2000.

‘Jack’s House,’ four W, 13, 128-132, 2002.

‘Mona Regrets,’ Antipodes, (USA), 16(1), 17-18, 2002.

‘Jacky June,’ New Albury Writing, Letao Press, 65-83, 2002.

‘Mr. Wilson’s Mates,’ Overland, 168, 47-48, 2002.

‘In the Embrace of the Saints,’ Studio, 87, 21-24, 2002.

‘A Time to Play B-sides,’ Tamba, 30, 28-31, 2002.

‘On the Road from Bethlehem,’ Idiom 23, 14(1), 97-99, 2002; Commended, Bauhinia Literary Awards, 2001.

‘Two Boats,’ The BooBook, 2001.

‘Prisoners,’ LiNQ, 28(1&2), 21-28, 2001.

‘Her First Rave,’ Coppertales, 7, 9-12, 2001.

‘There’s a Hole in My Bucket,’ New England Review, 13, 16, 2001.

‘Telling Stories,’ Antipodes, (USA), 14(1), 23-25, 2000; ReCollecting Albury Writing, Letao Press, 195-202, 2000.

‘Finding a Hero,’ fourW, 11, 133-134, 2000.

‘Behind the Veil,’ Imago, 12(2), 2-8, 2000.

‘I Wish,’ Island, 82, 136-138, 2000.

‘Wardrobe Love,’ Tamba, 24, 23-25, 2000.

‘The Shadow of a Departing Lover,’ LiNQ, 26(2), 70-73,1999.

‘Friday at the Pool,’ Overland, 157, 16-17, 1999.

‘The Oracle,’ fourW, 10, 65-69, 1999.

‘Searching for the Volcano,’ Idiom 23, 12(1), 17-19, 1999; 2nd Prize Bauhinia Literary Awards, 1999.

‘Princess,’ Tamba, 21, 19-22, 1999.

‘Killing Time,’ Antipodes, (USA), 12(2), 81-82, 1998.

‘On the Seventh Day,’ Mattoid, Crossing Cultures, 52/53, 334-336, 1998.

‘Jockey Jack,’ Antipodes (USA), 12(1), 27-28, 1998.

‘The Photograph as Memory,’ fourW, 9, 18-20, 1998.

‘I think I just saw Santa kissing Grandma Goodbye,’ Tamba, 17, 5-7, 1998.

‘The Cleaner Wrasse and the Moray Eel,’ Australian Short Stories, 59, 89-93, 1997.

‘Through the Broken Glass,’ Westerly, 42(2), 96-101, 1997.

‘Kilimanjaro,’ Southerly, 57(2), 18-28, 1997.

‘Cure for a Jelly Fish Sting,’ Voices, XII(1), 82-87, 1997.

‘Standing at the Butcher Shop Door,’ Imago, 9(2), 116-119, 1997.

‘The Little Mother,’ LiNQ, 24(1), 48-53, 1997.

‘Playing From the Wrong Side of the Bridge’, four W, 8, 60-63, 1997.

‘The Crown Prince,’ 2COFM, Reading on ABC Regional Radio, May, 1997.

‘Loss/Lost,’ Scant, 1, 29-30, 1997.

‘Leda and the Swan,’ fourW, 7, 60-66, 1996.

‘A Torrid Affair,’ Famous Reporter, 13, 99-102, 1996.

‘The Greenhouse Ark,’ 2COFM, Reading on ABC Regional Radio, July, 1996.

‘Wreck on the Autobahn,’ Imago, 7(3), 47-50, 1995.

‘Possessed,’ fourW, 6, 85-87, 1995.

‘A Picture of a Picnic,’ The Australian Writers’ Journal, 5(2), 13, 1995.

‘Cultural Sensitivity,’ Community Quarterly, 34, 34-37, 1995.

‘The Last Woman Out,’ The Shadow Cabinet, 23-27, 1995.

‘An Example of Betrayal,’ Kunapipi, XVI(3), 72-73, 1994.

‘Food Distribution in the Third World,’ Social Alternatives, 13(3&4), 44-47, 1994

‘Reds Under the Bed,’ fourW, 5, 75-79, 1994.

‘It’s a Duck Eat Fish World,’ Heartland, 9, 19–21, 1994.

‘Reflections on the Pool,’ Southerly, 53(4), 64–75, 1993.

‘The Christmas Choir,’ Paris Transcontinental, 8, 63–68, 1993.

‘Peter Likes His Job,’ Heartland, 6, 23–26, 1993.

‘Waiting for the Revolution,’ Womanspeak, 15(4), 16–17, 1993.

‘The UN-Information Bulletin’ The Australian Writers’ Journal, 3(2), 31–34, 1993.

‘The Cup,’ Kunapipi, XIV(3), 20-26, 1992.

‘Madonna and Child,’ Womanspeak, 15(1), 16–17, 1992.

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