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Associate Professor in Creative Writing, Macquarie University

Doctor of Creative Arts, 2002, University of Technology, Sydney.
Masters of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing 1993, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
BA, (Sociology) Macquarie University, 1987.

• Hopscotch, Picador 2015
• Provenance, Vintage/Random House, 2007.
• Certifiable Truths- stories of love and madness, Editor and Contributor, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1998.
• Bedlam - anthology of sleepless nights, Selected and Edited, Allen & Unwin, 1996.
• Night by Night, McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1994.

Former judge of the Australian/Vogel Literary Award and former board member of the Australian Society of Authors.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Macquarie University


  • 2002 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Doctor of Creative Arts


OLT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2014