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‘You Will Notice That Hallways Are Painted’ in <i>Torpedo Greatest Hits</i>

‘You Will Notice That Hallways Are Painted’ in Torpedo Greatest Hits

Torpedo Greatest Hits ed. Chris Flynn Hunter Publishers 9780980517989 (Aus) A few months ago this collection was released with my story ‘You Will Notice That Hallways Are Painted’, along with stories by Steven Amsterdam, Mandy Ord, Jon Bauer, Krissy Kneen, Toby Litt, Ruby Murray, Josephine Rowe and even Richard Brautigan. The story was written in […]

What I’m learning about my writing process

What I’m learning about my writing process

Thanks to the wonderful Victorian Writers’ Centre, I received a fellowship which allows me three months in a studio in Glenfern, St Kilda – a gorgeous heritage house. Seventy percent of my Doctor of Creative Arts will be fiction, and so – I have begun the novel. As this is the first time since I was […]

Dana Spiotta – Interview

Dana Spiotta – Interview

See my review of Eat the Document by Dana Spiotta, Picador, 2008, 9780330448291 (Aus, US)   What was the initial inspiration for Eat the Document?   I met Alger Hiss’ widow, Isabel Johnson. And I wondered about her marriage. If you were a spy, would you tell your wife? What would it be like to have […]