I studied a Master of Arts in Creative Writing and a Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing at the University of Technology, Sydney.  


My short stories, poems and non-fiction work have been published in Australia and overseas.



2019 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing Shortlist.
2015 black&write! Writing Fellow, State Library of Queensland.
Nakata Brophy Award - Runner Up, Trinity College, University of Melbourne, 2015.
Yarramundi Higher Degree Research Scholarship, University of Western Sydney, 2014.
Australian Indigenous Creator Scholarship 2013, Magabala Books.
High Commendation – Katharine Susannah Prichard Speculative Fiction Awards 2012.
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement (Master of Arts in Creative Writing), University of Technology, Sydney, 2011.

Lindsay Croft Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship (merit based), Jumbunna IHL, University of Technology, Sydney, 2010.
High Commendation – Short Writing Competition, FEAST Festival 2010.
High Commendation – Original Work: Short Story, Sydney Eisteddfod 2005.