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After working as an Assistant Editor at Books+Publishing, I began contributing articles, reviews and interviews to the company on a freelance basis. I regularly write pre-publication reviews of fiction and nonfiction titles, conduct interviews with authors, and pen opinion pieces.

 

Review: The Last Days of Jeanne d’Arc (Ali Alizadeh, Giramondo)

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/06/29/92297/the-last-days-of-jeanne-darc-ali-alizadeh-giramondo/

 

Heart to heart: Melanie Cheng on ‘Australia Day’

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/04/27/89563/heart-to-heart-melanie-cheng-on-australia-day/

 

Review: ‘Australia Day’ (Melanie Cheng, Text)

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/04/27/89516/australia-day-melanie-cheng-text/

 

Review: ‘The Last Garden’ (Eva Hornung, Text)

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/03/14/86570/the-last-garden-eva-hornung-text/

 

Body of work: Karen Andrews on ‘On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take’

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/02/28/86787/body-of-work-karen-andrews-on-on-the-many-shapes-bodies-will-take/

 

Review: ‘On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take (Karen Andrews, Miscellaneous Press)

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/02/28/86578/on-the-many-shapes-bodies-will-take-karen-andrews-miscellaneous-press/

 

Yearning potential: Lucy Durneen on ‘Wild Gestures’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/09/27/74267/yearning-potential-lucy-durneen-on-wild-gestures/

 

Review: ‘Wild Gestures’ (Lucy Durneen, MidnightSun)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/09/27/74021/wild-gestures-lucy-durneen-midnightsun/

 

Review: ‘Loopholes’ (Susan McCreery, Spineless Wonders)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/09/27/73235/loopholes-susan-mccreery-spineless-wonders/ 

 

Review: ‘Family Skeleton’ (Carmel Bird, UWA Publishing)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/07/28/61050/family-skeleton-carmel-bird-uwa-publishing/

 

Hiding in plain sight: Liam Pieper on ‘The Toymaker’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/05/26/57820/hiding-in-plain-sight-liam-pieper-on-the-toymaker/

 

Review: ‘The Toymaker’ (Liam Pieper, Hamish Hamilton)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/05/26/57388/the-toymaker-liam-pieper-hamish-hamilton/

 

Review: ‘Truly Madly Guilty’ (Liane Moriarty, Macmillan)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/05/10/56325/truly-madly-guilty-liane-moriarty-macmillan/

 

Murder most foul: Emily Maguire on ‘An Isolated Incident’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/02/25/42973/murder-most-foul-emily-maguire-on-an-isolated-incident/

 

Review: ‘An Isolated Incident’ (Emily Maguire, Picador)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/02/24/42884/an-isolated-incident-emily-maguire-picador/

 

Review: ‘The Art of Reading’ (Damon Young, MUP)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/02/24/42899/the-art-of-reading-damon-young-mup/

 

Bright spark: Alison Whittaker on ‘Lemons in the Chicken Wire’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/01/27/40278/bright-spark-alison-whittaker-on-lemons-in-the-chicken-wire/

 

Review: ‘Lemons in the Chicken Wire’ (Alison Whittaker, Magabala)

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2016/01/27/40240/lemons-in-the-chicken-wire-alison-whittaker-magabala/

 

Long story short: Jon Steiner on ‘The Last Wilkie’s’

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/featureitem/34116

 

Review: ‘The Last Wilkie’s’ (Jon Steiner, Spineless Wonders)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/34113

 

Review: ‘Prayers of a Secular World’
(ed. by Jordie Albiston & Kevin Brophy, Inkerman & Blunt)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/33612

 

Review: ‘Please Don’t Leave Me Here’ (Tania Chandler, Scribe)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/33365

 

Review: ‘Six Bedrooms’ (Tegan Bennett Daylight, Vintage)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/DetailPage.aspx?type=reviewitem&id=32910

 

Short and strange – Paddy O’Reilly on ‘Peripheral Vision’

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/featureitem/32634

 

Review: ‘Peripheral Vision’ (Paddy O’Reilly, UQP)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/32633

 

The poet’s market – print sales of poetry titles

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/32360

 

Review: ‘Down to the River’ (S J Finn, Sleepers)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/DetailPage.aspx?type=reviewitem&id=32172

  

Review: ‘Summer’s Gone’ (Charles Hall, Margaret River)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/DetailPage.aspx?type=reviewitem&id=32120

 

Under the covers: Fiction top picks 2015

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/31541

 

Under the covers: Nonfiction top picks 2015

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/featureitem/31542

 

Cool for kids: Publishers’ top children’s and YA titles 2015

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/31567

 

Sisters in Crime Scarlet Stiletto Awards 2014 winners announced

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/11/24/31823/sisters-in-crime-scarlet-stiletto-awards-2014-winners-announced/

 

Review: ‘Hot Little Hands’ (Abigail Ulman, Hamish Hamilton)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/32173

 

The Stella Count: 2013 gender ratios in books pages revealed

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/09/24/31378/the-stella-count-2013-gender-ratios-in-books-pages-revealed-2/

 

Down with dumb – Helen Razer & Bernard Keane on ‘A Short History of Stupid’

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/31540

 

Review: ‘A Short History of Stupid’ (Helen Razer & Bernard Keane, A&U)

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/reviewitem/31323

 

Competition policy panel recommends review of parallel importation restrictions; ABA, APA respond

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/09/22/31344/competition-policy-panel-recommends-review-of-parallel-importation-restrictions-aba-apa-respond/

   

Okri wins 2014 Bad Sex in Fiction Award for ‘The Age of Magic’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/12/04/31928/okri-wins-2014-bad-s-x-in-fiction-award-for-the-age-of-magic/

Your store: Ask Agatha

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/07/21/30834/your-store-ask-agatha/

 

A decade in dresses – Lorelei Vashti on ‘Dress, Memory’

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/30903

 

Apple acquires ‘Pandora for books’

http://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2014/07/29/30899/apple-acquires-pandora-for-books/

 

Shelf talk: Memorable memoirs

http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/item/30825

 

Fancy Goods questionnaire: Hilary Simmons

http://www.fancygoods.com.au/fancy-goods/2014/07/09/fancy-goods-questionnaire-hilary-simmons/