Makig it in moreland | NEWS |  november 2018

Would you like to see your writing in print?

I am running a writing for publication workshop as part of the Making it in Moreland professional development series at Siteworks in Brunswick on Saturday the 10th of November 2018. Come along!

To book a place, go to Eventbrite:

THE ART OF NAKEDNESS | NEWS |  october 2018

How does life modelling challenge the mainstream media’s take on body image?

My article, The Art of Nakedness, explores the alternatives. Thanks to Kill Your Darlings for publishing it.

Inside Moreland article | NEWS |  october 2018

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Three lucky Moreland Writers awarded studio space and cash to assist their latest works.

See Inside Moreland Spring 2018 edition or for more information, see the following link:


The 2018 Heroines anthology is now available! Its stuffed full of amazing short fiction and poetry by talented women writers. You can see my story, Fairy Tale Endings, in there too.

To order your own copy, go to:


Author Panel in september| news |  August 2018

Join Kate Mildenhall, Ruth Clare and myself for a chat about the personal stories behind our novels and our paths to publication at Northcote Library on Tuesday the 18th of September from 7-8pm. 

Book online at or call 1300 655 355


Northcote High School Writers Festival| news |  August 2018

If you're a young writer interested in learning more about your craft, come and be part of Northcote High School's inaugural Young Writers' Summit and book into my workshop on Friday September the 7th from 1.30-3.30pm. Contact Rebekah Keenan-Mount on: for more information. Bookings essential.


Northcote Library| news |  July 2018

Ever wondered what the secret is to writing a stellar short story? I am facilitating a writing workshop that covers the essential ingredients of micro, flash and short fiction this Saturday at Northcote Library. Contact Darebin Libraries for more information. Bookings essential.


Writers Residency | news |  July 2018

I recently received a writer's residency to develop new work, which includes a studio space in Moreland! So very pleased to be gifted a room of my own...



Thanks to the good folk at Feminartsy for publishing my latest article...

Check it out:


Feminartsy | news |  June 2018

Keep an eye on online feminist literature and arts journal, Feminartsy, for my upcoming article about the empowerment gained from separation and divorce. The article turns the usual story on its head and explores how women not only survive but often thrive once the dust has settled. See


Writing Workshop at Northcote Library | news |  July 2018

Have you always wanted to write your own book? Let me give you some hot tips on how and where to begin. On July 21st from 1-4pm, I will be running a workshop aimed at helping beginner writers get their literary ideas onto the page. All welcome. Bookings essential. Contact: Northcote Library 1300 655 355.


The First Time podcast | news |  May 2018

I had the great pleasure recently of featuring on an episode of The First Time. The First Time is a podcast about writers and their publication journeys. Hosted by authors, Kate Mildenhall and Katherine Collette, the podcast interviews a fantastic range of authors, picking their brains and memories about being published for the first time. A MUST for all writers and writers-at-heart. Coming out August 2018.


Bundanon Trust ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2018 | news |  JANUARY 2018

In October this year I will be working from the inspiring Bundanon on the Shoalhaven River in NSW as an artist-in-residence. Bundanon was gifted to the Australian people by Arthur and Yvonne Boyd in 1993 to support artists and the creation of new works.


STELLA SPARKS 2018 | news |  JANUARY 2018

HELLO, GOODBYE was recently nominated as a 2017 Stella Spark as part of the Stella Prize program. Thanks to Sam Still Reading for her nomination. 


Published in the 2017 Bristol Short Story anthology | news |  December 2017

My short story, Road Trips and fairy Tales, was published alongside a collection of brilliant stories in this year's Bristol Short Story Anthology. See Tangent Books for a copy!

2017 Bristol Short Story Prize | news |  November 14th 2017

Stay tuned to hear the winners of this year's Bristol Short Story Prize. Keep your fingers crossed for me!


Author Talk at Glenroy Library | news |  November 9th 2017

Hear the stories behind the story. I will discuss the personal forced adoption and Vietnam War stories and experiences that shaped my novel, Hello, Goodbye, and will discuss my journey to publication as a first time author.
For more information, please contact Glenroy Library (03) 8311 4100 .


Local Author Showcase at Wonthaggi Library | news |  November 22nd 2017

Come and see me alongside fourteen other authors showcase our work at Wonthaggi Library on November 22nd at 7pm. Supper and the showcased books will be available following the event. For more information, please contact: Jessica Berry on 5672 1875.


Q&A with Writers Victoria| news |coming soon

Stay tuned for my Q&A session with Writers Victoria.


Meet the Author Event at CAE| news |September 6th 2017

'Join us for a discussion in the Journal Canteen at CAE over wine and cheese with first time Melbourne author Emily Brewin. Emily is interested in the cultural and social changes that occurred in Australia in the 1960s, and the stories that arose from the shift towards more progressive values.' BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:

You’ll also receive a signed copy of her book, Hello, Goodbye.

Q & A event at Bimbadeen Farm| news | August 19th 2017

A unique Q & A event over high tea at Bimbadeen Farm on Philip Island. Hear Turn the Page bookstore's Lois Gaskin quiz me on all things writerly while enjoying the best farm produce and baked delights the Island has to offer. Bookings essential. Contact: Lois Gaskin on (03) 5952 1444


In-Conversation event at Eltham Book Shop| news | August 2nd 2017

Come along to a very special in-conversation with myself and author, Kate Mildenhall, at Eltham Book Shop on Wednesday August 2nd. We'll be discussing the story and writing process behind my debut novel HELLO, GOODBYE. All welcome!

The Herald SuN review| news | July 8th 2017

The Herald Sun's Corinna Hente called Hello, Goodbye VIBRANT in her Weekend review on July 8th 2017.


Talking Books Review| news | July 2017

Check out this review from the good folk at Talking Books:

HELLO, GOODBYE in bookstores | news | June 2017

Hello, Goodbye will be in bookstores from June the 28th. Find it at your favourite or by a copy online!

HELLO, GOODBYE Book launch | news | June 2017

Hello, Goodbye is being launched at The Hill of Content bookstore in Bourke Street, Melbourne, on June the 28th.

Book release | news | November 2016

Hello, Goodbye is due for release by Allen & Unwin in July 2017. Keep an eye on your local bookstore for a copy.