Selected writings

A woman smiling, standing in the snow. She wears sunglasses and a black coat.

Photo by Lilly Down

Interview

'Apocalypse Girl': an interview with Phoebe Bridgers | Gusher, December 2020

Fiction + sundry

'Fossils Fuels' |The Griffith Review no. 56, May 2017
 

Portrait of Leisl Smith for The Unmissables, a project in conjunction with Missing Persons Advocacy Network

​Monograph​

Aesop: the book (co-authored with Dennis Paphitis)
published by Rizzoli New York, 2019 

​Essays + criticism

'What I'm Reading' | Meanjin, 1 February 2021

'When Writing is Your Job, Researching Trauma Can Be a Workplace Hazard' | Lit Hub, 2 August 2018
 

'Letters Collapse: A review of Jesse Ball's Census' | The Lifted Brow Review of Books, 18 May 2018
 

'Unsentimental Journey: Revisiting Thea Astley's Reaching Tin River' | Kill Your Darlings, 2 May 2018
 

'A Rock the Size of My Fist' | The Lifted Brow Online, 11 September 2017
 

'No Small World: a review of Tara June Winch's After the Carnage' | The Lifted Brow Review of Books, 21 September 2016
 

'The Great Illusion: a review of Helen Garner's Everywhere I Look' | The Lifted Brow Review of Books, 14 April 2016

Portraits: The Saturday Paper (2015–18)

Sam Muhirwa and Epiphanie Mukashyaka | 5 May 2018
 

Dream Catching: florist and grandmother Lorna | 17 March 2018
 

Play and Pedagogy: Designer Mary Featherston | 23 December 2017
 

Musician Ron S Peno  | 11 November 2017
 

Composer Him Sophy | 30 September 2017
 

Actor Steve Coogan | 29 July 2017
 

Opposition Leader: filmmaker Hollie Fifer | 30 May 2017
 

Healing Wounds: artist Rushdi Anwar | 16 May 2015
 

Literary Vision: Tony Birch | 4 April 2015
 

The Carlton Few: Jane Clifton | 7 February 2015