30 October

Shepherd Shortlisted!

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‘Shepherd’ has now been shortlisted for the Historical Novel Society of Australasia’s 2020 ARA prize, along with ‘Master of My Fate’ by Sienna Brown and ‘Stone Sky Gold Mountain’ by Mirandi Riwoe. The winner will be announced on November 10. (Fingers crossed!) More details about the prize can be found at the HNSA website.

11 October

Shepherd Longlisted for Historical Book Award

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‘Shepherd’ has been longlisted for the Historical Novel Society of Australia’s inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. At long last, a prize exclusively for historical novels! I couldn’t be happier. The full list can be found at the HNSA website. To date, ‘Shepherd‘ has received or been listed for three awards: Winner of the ‘novel’ category […]

7 August

Another Shortlisting

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‘Shepherd’ has been shortlisted for the 2020 Colin Roderick Literary Award! This prize, one of Australia’s oldest, is awarded to the best original book of the year dealing with any aspect of Australian life. The winner will be announced in October. For the full list of winners and further details, visit the Colin Roderick Literary […]

9 June

Horror Win!

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‘Shepherd’ had just won the ‘novel’ category of the 2019 Australasian Horror Writers Association Shadows Awards! Big thanks to the judges – it’s nice to know there are other dark-fiction enthusiasts out there … You can read the full list of winners at the AHWA website.

29 May

Horror Shortlisting

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‘Shepherd’ has just been shortlisted for the 2019 Australasian Horror Writers Association Shadows Awards, in the ‘Novel’ category. You can find the full list of shortlisted works at the AHWA website. Not sure when the winner will be announced …

30 September

Keeping Good Company

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‘Shepherd’ making an appearance on the ‘New Release’ shelves – thanks to Novella Fine Books in Wahroonga, Sydney!

30 September

Book Signing

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Many thanks to lovely Petra, Alexandra and all the other staff at Dymocks Chatswood for recently hosting my book-signing!

10 July

A Launch to Remember

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Thanks to Text Publishing, Megalong Books in Leura, NSW, and all the wonderful people who came to my FIRST EVER book launch on 6 June.  Here I am at the event with my new novel, ‘Shepherd‘, and (from left to right) Jodie Dalglish of Megalong Books, Derryn Heilbuth, who made a fantastic speech, and Mandy […]

24 April

Another Shortlisting

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My unpublished manuscript ‘Shepherd’ has just been shortlisted for the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. The full shortlist can be found at the Text Publishing website.

15 July

Award Shortlisting

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Theophilus Grey and the Traitor’s Mask has been shortlisted in the children’s category of the Davitt Awards for best crime books written by Australian women. To see the full list of nominees, visit the Sisters in Crime website.