Teaching

I spent several years as a high school English, ESL and Special Needs teacher.  I now teach creative writing workshops everywhere – from jails, schools, community centres and universities, to writers’ festivals and writers’ centres. I

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Books

No More Boats was a finalist in The Miles Franklin, The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and The Voss Prize.

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What I’m Writing Now

Right now I’m working on lots and lots of things including many essays and collaborative projects with Fling Physical Theatre and the Sydney Youth Orchestra and two new YA books!  The first of those books, Girls in Boys’ Cars is being published next year by PanMacmillan. It’s the story of two girls who steal a car from one of their boyfriends and go on a road trip. The second YA is a book I’m cowriting with the amazing Sheila Pham and Faith Chaza called What Happened Last Summer. It’s a novel about a party gone wrong, told from three different perspectives.

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