stories

stillness of the grass

November 2018

Published in Volume 6, Issue 2 of the Meniscus literary journal by the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP).

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the coolest kid in school

September 2018

Published by the STORGY literary magazine.

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tea for two

September 2018

Published by the Sunlight Press literary journal. (Photograph by Molly Engel)

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great again

April 2018

Published in Volume 17 of Cecile's Writers Magazine - a Dutch magazine which specialises in literary work for intercultural writers .

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last of the minnesingers

March 2018

Published in Volume 17 of The Copperfield Review. The story is part of the award-winning historical-fiction collection: The Glassblower’s Daughter and Other Tales from Southwest Germany.

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at the end of pier

December 2017

Published in the January 2018 Issue of the Gravel literary journal.

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The book parade prize

November 2017

Published in Issue 11 of Headland - a New Zealand-based international literary journal of short fiction and creative nonfiction.

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fields of mud

October 2017

Published by Creative Writing Matters in their volume containing all the prize-winning stories from the 2017 short fiction competitions.  Fields of Mud was also the Winner of the Trisha Ashley Award 2017 for best humorous story.

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The Glassblower's Daughter And Other Tales from Southwest Germany

February 2017

From the deepest, darkest Black Forest to the opulent spa town of Baden-Baden, from the remote Swabian Mountains to the ruins at the university city of Heidelberg - these historical fiction stories set in Southwest Germany span over the last five centuries and touch on a diversity of lives including a runaway peasant boy, a delusional young lady, a depressed aristocrat, and a determined Nazi hunter.

Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Global Ebook Awards (Short Stories/Essays category), the short story collection includes Island of Flowers (Finalist for the Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015) and Flower Behind her Ear (Honourable Mention for the Aestas Short Story Competition 2015).

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the best sandcastle on the beach

November 2016

Published by Te Marama Press as part of the Words on a Small Island: Shortlisted entries to the 2015 Collinson's Short Story Competition part of the Waiheke Literary Festival.

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underneath the christmas tree

July 2016

Published by Green Bay Writers as part of the Living Out West collection exploring the theme of West Auckland, be it through their own experiences, through fiction or through poetry.

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flower behind her ear

February 2016

Published by Fabula Press as part of the Aestas 2015 Anthology. Flower Behind Her Ear is a tale of cultural and sexual diversity set in colonial German Samoa.

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island of flowers

September 2015

Published by Forty South as part of the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2015. Island of Flowers is one of ten works chosen for this anthology  selected from many entries submitted to the sixth annual Forty South Publishing short story competition, the Tasmanian Writers’ Prize.

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The Local Administrator

October 2014

A historical fiction short story set in 17th century Siam, a time when the worlds of East and West collided, this is the story of a local administrator, Somdet Sinlapakon, who driven by misguided ambition, seizes on an opportunity presented by a visiting Frenchman. However, things do not go according to plan...

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