Professional CV

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NOVELS

Sweet Adversity – Historical adventure. HarperCollins Children’s Books / July 2018

Secrets of Eromanga – Junior Fiction adventure. Lothian Books/Hachette Aust. 2006 / Reprints: 2006, 2011

CHAPTER BOOKS

Charlie & the Red Hot Chilli Pepper – Pearson Australia 2010

Princess Clown – Blake Publishing  2010

Ali Berber and the Forty Grains of Salt  - Pearson Australia 2014

The Magic Globe – Pearson Australia 2014

SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN

Corn Dolly Dead – Short and Scary anthology – Black Dog Books 2010

Scaredy Crow - NZ Learning Media’s Junior Journal #42 2011

Seven Tales … short stories for kids – Skilliog Press 2015

THE SCHOOL MAGAZINE – short stories

The Stone from Nebhotep’s Tomb … Blast Off  - Issue 7/2013

Dance of the Lascaux Ponies … Touchdown 5/2015

Duck for Dinner … Countdown 8/2015

The Frog’s Princess … Blast Off 1/2016

Slowpokes United … Countdown 3/2016

Chinese Whispers … Orbit 4/2016

Mushroom … Countdown 8/2016

Racing for Athena … TBA

And Yet, it Moves … 2017

Miracle on Skilliog Hill … Blast Off 1/2017

The Little Paper-cutter of Fushun … Orbit 2/2107 … Write Links Short Story Writing Competition 2015 – winner

The Toe Magnet … Orbit 3/2017

The Magic Gift Key … Blast Off  1/2018

 

SCHOOL PLAYS

Anansi and the Sky God’s Stories – The School Magazine Touchdown 8/2011

Scaredy Crow – Countdown 8/2013 … Countdown 2/2017 reprint

Rosie, Hero of Eggstown  -  Blast Off  2/2015

The Blackout Box – Pearson Education 2016

SHORT STORIES FOR ADULTS

The Museum of Useless Pursuit – AntipodeanSF online magazine

Big Cat Dreaming – Short and Twisted anthology  - Celapene Press 2015

alchemy … a

short story anthology – Skilliog Press 2016

AWARDS

SCBWI International Regional Advisors Marketing Grant – 2017 (Sweet Adversity)

SCBWI International Work-of-Outstanding-Progress Award – 2013 (Sweet Adversity)

May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Residential Fellowship – May 2015 (The Four Seasons of Caterina)

May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Residential Fellowship – August 2008 (The Tinker’s Girl – then called The Mountain)

Australian Society of Authors Mentorship -  2009/10 (Sweet Adversity – then called McAlpine & Macbeth)

Australian Society of Authors Mentorship – 2002/03 – (Secrets of Eromanga)

Arts Queensland Individual Professional Development Grant – Masterclass residency. Varuna House 2006 (McAlpine & Macbeth)

LEADERSHIP ROLES

Australian Society of Authors Board of Directors – 2012-2014 / ASA Queensland Representative 2016-18

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators - Assistant Regional Advisor (Aust/NZ) 2011-2019