I grew up on the edge of Melbourne, Australia, lived in Sydney for a while, and later on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand.
Now I live in an old cottage called Thelma in Melbourne, and in a beach shack on Waiheke for some of the year.
I teach creative writing at La Trobe University a few days a week, and run writing workshops at schools, libraries, community organisations and festivals.
I have a BA in Professional Writing and Editing, a Master of Arts (Literature) and a PhD in English (Creative Writing).
In my spare time I write, research, read, walk, sit about staring at nothing, and do an awful lot of gardening and cooking. Not necessarily in that order.
Contacts & resources
Book a talk, school visit or appearance (via Booked Out)
Contact my agent (Jacinta Di Mase)
Header photo: Joel Dietle (stock.xchng)