Text interviews and articles

Audio and video


Q&A about Other Houses, originally published by Good Reading

Article in the Guardian on house cleaning

Brief interview with The Kenyon Review

The Art of Writerly Procrastination, or, How I Write my Books While Appearing to Do Nothing at Aerogramme Studio

A chat with Jen Squires on her blog

How we stare, an article for Sunday Life.

A short article on misfits in literature that I wrote for Readings Bookshop

The excellent authority on Australian literature Lisa Hill asked me to answer some questions at ANZ litlovers blog.

A quick questionnaire on Working with Words at the Wheeler Centre site

Interview with Jessica Au at Readings Bookshop

What is ‘women’s fiction’?

Guest post on short stories at Australian Women Writers which is running a reading challenge for Australian women authors.

Some recommended reading on our canine companions at Kill Your Darlings blog

Guest post at Bookd Out Blog, one of the most active book blogs

Answers to Booktopia’s Ten Terrifying Questions

Alec Patric, short story author and editor at the impressive Verity La website interviewed me about my work. Read the interview here.

Audio and Video

An awkward and quite long recording of me discussing Other Houses on Facebook with some listeners – via Better Reading. Starts at about 20 seconds in, before which I sit there waiting for something, not sure what.

A chat with Charlotte Wood about process at Unladylike, a podcast series on women and writing hosted by Kelly Gardiner and Adele Walsh (audio)

An interview with Paige Turner about Peripheral Vision (audio)

Talking about Peripheral Vision with Elizabeth McCarthy and Louise Irving on Multi-Storied, 3RRRFM (audio)

A promo video interview from Simon and Schuster USA (video)

Amanda Smith of the amazing show The Body Sphere on Radio National and I discuss extreme body modification (audio)

With Catherine Keneally The Wonders and holy dread on Writers’ Radio (audio)

Talking with Caroline Baum at Booktopia about The Wonders (video)

A short introduction to The Wonders for Melbourne Writers’ Festival (video)

Interview about The Wonders with Michael Williams on Radio National Books and Arts (audio)

A good talk and laugh with Louise Maher at ABC Canberra about The Fine Colour of Rust. (audio)

Talking with Cate Kennedy and Michael Cathcart on Books and Arts Daily RN about short stories, books and other stuff. (audio)

Chatting with Amy Tsilemanis at Tinderbox Radio (audio)

Listen to a podcast of the Radio National Book Show featuring a review of The End of the World and an interview. (audio)