Awards and Commendations


2013  The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012, in which my short story ‘Anvil of the Sun’ appears, wins the Aurealis Award for Best Anthology.

2008  My speculative fiction short story ‘The Last Deflower’ is a finalist in the Best Fantasy Short Story category of the 2008 Aurealis Awards.

2006  My flash fiction piece, ‘Paralysis’, is commended in the NSW Writer’s Centre Flash Fictions Competition.

2006  A 20-page extract from my fantasy novel The Queen’s Diviner is shortlisted in the Conjure Author Pitches Competition, run by Fantastic Queensland.

2004  The first 25 000 words of Twiceborn, my first attempt at novel writing, is awarded the Golgonooza Medal of Merit by the UK-based Golgonooza manuscript assessment agency.