The little book that could

20th November 2019
Between Us

Between Us has started to feel like the little book that could. Since my last post it has been shortlisted for the PM’s Literary Award – I was unfortunately unable to attend the ceremony but my mum attended with Shokufeh Kavani, the Iranian writer and artist who worked as a […]

Ay carumba!

26th March 2019
Between Us

It’s awards season and wonderfully, amazingly, thrillingly judges have been been very kind to Between Us! It is such an honour to have been shortlisted for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, longlisted for the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards, shortlisted for the 2018 Readings Young Adult Book Prize, shortlisted […]

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards

14th February 2019
Between Us

It was an absolute buzz to attend the VPLAs last month – many thanks to Black Inc for flying me down to Melbourne for it. Writing a novel means so many years of solitary work, just you and your laptop, that it’s important to celebrate every win you can along […]

Between Us launch dates and locations

20th January 2018
Between Us, Public events

There will be launches for Between Us in Darwin, Sydney and Melbourne. I can barely believe the book is finally going to be out in the world. I hope you can come and join us. Here are the details. Darwin  Wednesday 7th February,  5pm for a 5.30pm start at The […]

Early reviews for Between Us

18th January 2018
Between Us, Reviews

The first review for Between Us came out in Books + Publishing Magazine late last year. I was so thrilled to read it and see the reviewer had really gotten the story and themes I wrote the novel to explore. Plus they awarded it 4.5 stars! Got to be happy […]

FINALLY!!! Between Us!

5th September 2017
Between Us, On writing

Well, it’s only taken three years! I write that semi-jokingly, knowing that whilst some books are faster to write, others take far longer. To me, it has felt like forever since Nona came out. Nevertheless, the new book is finally here. It’s called Between Us and here is the blurb: […]