Publications

covers 2018

Image: several covers of literary journals and anthologies.

Poetry

  • HEART HEAL THYSELF, upcoming in Meanjin.
  • LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING, upcoming in Voiceworks.
  • THERE ARE ONLY 16 GENDERS, published in Cordite #88, TRANSQUEER, November 2018. You can read it here.
  • HYMN TO THE STRAINING ONES, published in Scum, October 2018. You can read it here.
  • REQUIEM FOR MEDUSA, published in Hermes, October 2018, judges’ choice winner in the “word” category of the USU Creative Awards. You can read and listen to it here.
  • THE BODY ARGONAUTICA, published in Uncanny Magazine‘s Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction, September 2018. You can read it here, or buy it here.
  • RITUAL, published in Speculative City #2, GAME, August 2018. You can read it here.
  • ἩΜΙΚΡΑΝΊΑ (HĒMIKRANÍA), published in Breath & Shadow, July 2018. You can read it here.
  • ON THE MOVEMENT OF BODIES, OR, THE TRANSGENDER CELESTIAL, published in Voiceworks #111, RIFF, May 2018. You can read it here, or buy it here.
  • LOVECRY/BATTLESONG, published in Ibis House, 1 March 2018, reprinted in the first disability edition of Honi Soit, September 2018. This poem was also shortlisted in the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities’ 2017 Pen2Paper disability-focussed creative writing contest. You can read it here.
  • MELANCHOLIA, published in Streetcake Magazine #56, February 2018. You can read it here.
  • CURB CUT CARTOGRAPHY, published in Cordite #84, SUBURBIA, February 2018. You can read it here.
  • WIND HOWLS/BATTLE COME DOWN, AFTER THE CLASH, published in Red Room Poetry, June 2017, as part of The Red Room Company’s project The Disappearing. You can read it here.
  • CRADLE THE SEED, published in Strange Horizons, May 2017. You can read it here or listen to the podcast here.
  • GENDERFLUID, published in Issue 9 of Glitterwolf in July 2015, reprinted in the queer edition of Honi Soit, 2015. You can buy it here, or read it here.

Fiction

  • THE MOON UNDER WATER, upcoming in Overland.
  • GREENTEETH, published in Luna Station Quarterly, 2015. You can read it here.
  • ALÊTHEIA; OR, THE RIVER OF FORGETFULNESS, published in the anthology Broken Worlds, edited by Jack Burgos, published in 2015. You can buy it here.
  • ZWISCHENRÄUME, published in Hermes in 2014.
  • THE OVERLAPPING LOVERS, published in ARNA in 2013.

Nonfiction

  • “Defining disability poetics”, a review of Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, published in Deaf Poets Society, September 2018. You can read it here.
  • “Transport for all”, published in Honi Soit, September 2018. You can read it here.
  • Article on Stephen Hawking and language around disability, published online by Junkee, March 2018. You can read it here.
  • “Finding queercrip family”, published in Archer Magazine‘s print issue #9. You can buy it here.
  • “Hell on wheels”, published in Honi Soit, October 2017. You can read it here.
  • “The nine lives of the quadrangle jacaranda”, published in Honi Soit, August 2017. You can read it here.

Art

  • CRIP FEMME ON FIRE UNDER THE SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON, photo series, in the Sydney Femme Guild’s Mardi Gras exhibition 40 Years of Femme at the Burdekin Hotel, 2018.
  • CAPITALISM IS BURNING THE WORLD BUT LOVE BURNS BRIGHTER AND MORE BEAUTIFULLY, digital photocollage, 1mx1m, exhibited in Creative Conversations at the Newtown Festival, as part of a 2017 artist’s residency with the Annandale Creative Arts Centre.
  • EURYDICE LOOKS BACK, photo series, in the Sydney Femme Guild’s Mardi Gras exhibition Fierce Femme at the Burdekin Hotel, 2017.
  • QUESTIONS OF GENDER, photo series, exhibited at M2 Gallery, in collaboration with Charles O’Grady’s independent play Kaleidoscope by Theatre21, 2015.
  • QUERIES (QUEER IS), acrylic on canvas, in the Queer Art Party exhibition at the Red Rattler Theatre, with the University of Sydney Queer Action Collective, 2014.
  • FIRE & DARK, photographic work, in the Beyond a Thousand Words exhibition at Verge Gallery, 2013.
  • You can see more of my artistic work here.

Awards

  • Recipient of the University of Sydney Beauchamp Prize for History,  2018, for my essay “Problem bodies and queer legacies: investigating gender transgression in the case of Harry Crawford, Sydney, 1920“.
  • Recipient of the University of Sydney Henry Lawson Prize for Poetry, 2018.
  • Recipient of the University of Sydney H. M. Moran prize, 2017, for my essay “Social crimes in medicolegal spaces: gender nonconformity and the crisis of category in the 19th–20th century Australian imagination.” You can read it here.
  • Recipient of the University of Sydney Leonie Hayne Ancient History Junior Prize, 2012.

Panels

  • CHRONIC ILLNESS, DISABILITY, AND DIGITAL LIFE with CB Mako, Gemma Mahadeo, and Katerina Bryant, for the 2018 Digital Writer’s Festival.
  • NARRATIVE PROSTHESIS with Alistair Baldwin for the 2018 National Young Writer’s Festival.
  • WRITING FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE with Jess Cockerill and Michael Dulaney for the 2018 National Young Writer’s Festival.
  • Trans roundtable with Nevo Zisin for the 2018 National Young Writer’s Festival.
  • WHAT MUST BE DONE: QUEERCRIPS UNDER CAPITALISM (with Margot Beavon-Collin and Georgia Rose Cranko), at the University of Sydney’s Radical Sex and Consent Week, 2018.
  • QUEERING CRIP, CRIPPING QUEER, at the Queer Collaborations conference, University of Queensland, 2018.
  • CRIPPING THE LITERARY: Finding Crip Culture, Learning Crip Language, at the Unspoken Words poetry festival, 2017.
  • DEFINING OURSELVES FOR OURSELVES, with Maryam Azam and Winnie Dunn, at the Unspoken Words poetry festival, 2017.
  • QUEERING POETRY: Writing Ourselves Into Existence, with Margot Beavon-Collin, Achala Green, and Margarita Tenser, at the Unspoken Words poetry festival, 2017.
  • SEX ON WHEELS at the University of Sydney’s Radical Sex and Consent Week, 2017.
  • QUEERCRIP REBELLIONS at the Romantica Social Centre’s Rad Queer Festival, 2017.

Videos

Editing

  • I recently worked as an editorial assistant (and herder of cats) for a disability activist essay anthology, Resistance and Hope,  edited by Alice Wong and published by the Disability Visibility Project in October 2018.
  • I was one of the Editors-in-Chief for the centenary edition of the University of Sydney Arts Students Society’s annual literary journal, ARNA. I was also a general editor in 2017 and a visuals subeditor in 2014.
  • I was the Editor-in-Chief of the first special disability issue of Honi Soit, the University of Sydney’s student newspaper, published in September 2018. You can read the issue here. I also worked on the editing team for the 2013 and 2014 queer editions.
  • I edited a zine called AFTER SAGAMIHARA in collaboration with White Flower Memorial for the first anniversary of the Sagamihara massacre, in July 2017. You can view the zine here.

Interviews

Activism & community

  • I am one of the University of Sydney’s SRC Disabilities Officebearers for 2018.
  • I was the Sydney site coordinator for the Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s Disability Day of Mourning Vigil in 2017 and 2018.
  • I was one of the organisers of the University of Sydney’s 2017 Rad Sex and Consent Week.