News

2021

Entered the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Awards for a first published collection by a woman.

2020

'Healing Powers' continued.

Began a new essay, 'Pain in a time of Covid', about having Shingles.

2019

'A genetic Unitarian,' an essay, published in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, no 47.

'Joan Sutherland,' published in Meanjin, Summer.

Continued the novel, 'Healing Powers'.

2018

Essay on #metoo 'Put your hand in my pocket' sent off to find a home.

Latest novel 'Entertaining Strangers' out looking for a publisher.

A new novel, 'Healing Powers' well underway.

2017

Writing a new novel, 'Entertaining Strangers'

And a new essay, ' A genetic Unitarian' .

2016

'Wire, and again wire,' new essay accepted by Antipodes for 2017.

'Feeling exile' essay in Island, December 2016.

New suite of four poems about Port Willunga, 3 September 2016 in The Weekend Australian.

2015

Finishing a new essay. Finishing a novel. Writing poetry.

2014

With fellow writers, Georgia Blain and Dorothy Johnston I judged the Barbara Jefferis Award:

https://www.asauthors.org/barbara-jefferis-award-winners-2014

2013

The Nature Conservancy Australia Essay Prize

In March 2013 I was short-listed and commended for this essay prize in nature writing for my essay, 'Flaneur in Canterbury'.

Read it here:

http://www.natureaustralia.org.au/news/australia-nature-writing-prize-winner.xml

Novel in draft: 'The flight into Egypt'

2012

Second film

http://www.countyourfingers.com/

2011

Monologue for 'When the dreams'

Monologue for a short experimental film by Felix Barbalet, 'When the dreams' which was shortlisted and publicly screened in March 2011 as part of the Lights! Canberra! Action! festival.