Nimono

“My god is grotesque. She drags her gnarled feet, lymphatic beneath the weight of her rage, towards the moon at which she howls. A deity raised by wolves. She will bend the world until it fits into the palm of her hand, letting it wither and die for the sake of her sinister desires. I was the one who gave her permission to roam this...

Kamakura

A romance and coming out story with slightly magical elements. This is partly based in facts, to a small degree. There is a old town In Japan called Kamukura and there is a Buddha there, and yes I have been there. Though of course as one write experiences becomes drastically imagined and fictionalised to a greater extent in that...

Smile for the Coup D'état

Broke, drunk, and caught up in the mayhem of a military coup d'état in Thailand, Peter and his dangerously charismatic friend, Joseph, double down on their pursuit of destructive obsessions. But the crimes that they have committed together are becoming increasingly hard to hide under the tumultuous new political order. Pressured...

Résumé - A Play

I wrote this play for an English class, the assignment was to translate a poem into a different medium. I chose Dorothy Parker’s Résumé and turned it into a play – I’m not sure about the copyright here, but I don’t make any money from this and mean no infringement.

To Become a Whale

The story of a young boy who has recently lost his mother, trying to make sense of the world of men and then embarking on a breathtaking adventure of his own - a stunning literary debut in the tradition of Favel Parrett's Past the Shallows and Tim Winton's An Open Swimmer. This is an extract from the book, published by Allen & Unwin.

Listening to the Moon

A collection of my favourite short stories, with the first being the title of the collection. More added as I re-edit them. Listening is about the Listening Teacher aiding a gifted teenage singer to gain the confidence to step out onto the stage. Keeping of Stones is about finding the unimaginable amid the trauma of loss and aloneness.