My doctorate was in Australian war fiction and I was very pleased to write a review for Southerly‘s latest issue, War & Peace. You can read my review of Gregory Day’s Archipelago of Souls right here.
The Orlando Prize for Short Fiction
I am pleased, amazed, proud and grateful to say that I have recently been awarded the Orlando Prize for Short Fiction. The competition, that included categories for Flash Fiction, Creative Non Fiction and Poetry as well, is run by the A Room of Her Own Foundation. Based in America, they focus on women’s writing. As part of the prize, I will be published in Waves: A Confluence of Women’s Voices, Featuring Maxine Hong Kingston. You can read about all the winners here. You can read my story here. Again, a huge thanks to AROHO for running this competition.
‘To Na Mèo’ published in Contrapasso: Long Distance
The most excellent Theodore Ell and Contrapasso Magazine published my poem, To Na Mèo, in their Long Distance issue. Their issues are always full of wonderful poems, stories, and interviews, so make sure you check out the issue.
‘The Crowley-Fizelle School’ published in Cordite
On November 1st, my poem The Crowley-Fizelle School was published in Cordite 52: TOIL. It’s a brilliant edition, so make sure you check it out. A huge thanks to editor Carol Jenkins for accepting my work.
Review – The Boy from Aleppo Who Painted the War by Sumia Sakkar
The most excellent Mascara Review recently published a review I wrote of Sumia Sakkar’s The Boy from Aleppo Who Painted the War. You can read the review here. Thanks, Mascara!