I have a middle grade story to be published by Garratt Publishing as part of their Diversity series.
I have had a short story shortlisted in 2013 Ada Cambridge Short Story Competition and another accepted in September 2013 Etchings journal. I was also in a shortlist of 35 out of 700 entries for the Mslexia March memoir issue. All these stories are extracts of my current work in progress, a family memoir.
I did a short story workshop at Deer Park LIbrary on the 19th of June 2013. More info here.
I have created a My Shop page where you can order signed copies of my books.
I won third prize in the 2012 City of Melton Short Story Competition.Read about it here.
I have started a Newsletter that lists publishing opportunities, events, writing tips and industry news for young writers. View my first issue and subscribe here.
My poem Drill Sergeant has been shortlisted in page seventeen competition and will be published in issue 10.
Delivering a workshop through Laneway Learning on 8 July 2013
I'm facilitating a writing group CS Scribes from 23 July 2013
Running workshops for young people at: Caroline Springs Library-Mondays on: 19/8, 2/9, 16/9, 7/10, and Melton Library -Tuesdays on: 20/8, 3/9, 17/9, 1/10.
Judging the City of Melton young writers category
I am the author of award winning young adult novel The Good Daughter and co-author of What a Muslim Woman Looks Like a government funded educational resource.
I have been a writer in residence funded by Arts Victoria in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and am available for author talks and writing workshops. You can read testimonials, find out about school visits or book me here.