Essays And Short Fiction Since 2000

“Turn Left At Venus” (extract from novel in progress) Vagabond  28 December 2017

     The novel Turn Left At Venus published in 2019

“Belonging on the Borders” Coolabah, No. 21, 2017, ISSN 1988-5946, Australian Studies Centre, University of Barcelona

“Transcultural Space and the writer” Humanities 2016, 5(2), 28

“Questions of Identity” Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia (JEASA), Vol.6 No.1, 2015.

“Fantastic Nationality: becoming a calmer chameleon” Griffith Review Edition 37: Small World, 2012, pp 185-191

“Larry in Pondicherry” Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions edited by Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal Clayton. VIC: MAI Press, 2012

“The Idea of Europe” Antipodes A Global Journal of Australia/New Zealand Literature December 2011

     Expanded in a chapter in Local Time: A memoir

“How the French Riviera became Byron Bay” (on writing With The Tiger) Northerly Magazine July-August 2011

“Orchids: my intersex adventure” film review Metro Magazine No. 169 pp 86–88 Read it here

“A Long Way From Katrina” lrb blog, London Review of Books 14 Feb 2011

“On the Brisbane River” lrb blog London Review of Books 17 Jan 2011

“Small Pleasures: Looking for Love in Little Deaths” film review Metro Magazine No. 167 p. 26-29

“Drugarica Za Izlaske1” (translation of “Party Girl” in Serbian) Polja godina LV, broj 466   novembar – decembar 2010.

“Really Talking: Remembering Sasha Soldatow” Perilous Adventure Issue 10.04 [*]

“We’re So Lucky: Gold Coast” [*] Issue 20 Wet Ink Magazine September 2010

“Het beeld van Europa” Flemish translation of “The Idea of Europe”, PEN-Tijdingen (Belgium PEN newsletter), January 2010

“Writing Lessons: Settings” Griffith Review Edition 26: Stories for Today 2009 [*]

[*] these became chapters in Local Time A Memoir

“Adventures in Self-Publishing.” Arts of Publication: Scholarly Publishing in Australia and Beyond. Eds Lucy Neave, James Connor and Amanda Crawford. Melbourne: ASP, 2007, pp 178-190

“Six texts prefigure a seventh” Creative Writing Studies: Practice, Research and Pedagogy G. Harper & J. Kroll (eds.) Multilingual Matters Ltd, 2007

“Party Girl” Wet Ink Issue 9 Wet Ink Magazine Inc, December 2007

“Freshening the mind: an account of teaching a three-week creative writing course in India” Creative Writing :Theory Beyond Practice N. Krauth and T. Brady (eds). Post Pressed 2006

“The academic underclass” Griffith Review Edition 11, Autumn 2006 p 39-49

“Just a casual, but with a weighty workload” (an abbreviated version of “At last a job”) Higher Education supplement, The Australian February 8, 2006 p 32-33

“Surprise Us” Review of Kevin Brophy’s Explorations in Creative Writing.. Coppertales: a Journal of Rural Arts. No. 10 2006 p90-91

“Three Mythic Moments in the life of family and friendship” Confessions and Memoirs, Michael Wilding and David Myers (eds.), CQUP 2006

“Strangest Journeys: Bali” Travellers’ Tales (M. Wilding and D. Myers, eds.)  SQUP 2005

“My Transylvanian Cousin” Best Stories Under the Sun (M. Wilding and D. Myers, eds.)  SQUP 2004

     republished in 7 stories 2 novellas

“It’s the other who makes my portrait: Writing self, character and the other” TEXT Vol 8 No 2 October 2004:

Review of MoebiusTrip: Digressions from India’s Highways by Giti Thadani JAS Review:

“Multiculturalism, globalisation and worldliness: origin and destination of the text” JASAL (Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature) Vol. 3 2004

“Writing, standing on your head” Griffith Review, Winter 2004, p.245-249

“Not such bitter dreams” Australian Author April 2004

“Fraught Territory” Meanjin (PNG Issue), Volume 62, number 3, 2003: p.223-229

“sun square moon: Discovering neem; Mr Ketkar”  LiNQ, Volume 29, No 2, 2002: p.74-82

“The meaning of India: Early travels”  Southerly, Volume 62, Number 1, 2002: p.152-160

“Mentorship: Jenny Pausacker interviewed by Inez Baranay” TEXT Vol 6 No 2 October 2002

“Paralipsis: money drugs and sex”  TEXT Vol 6 No 1 April 2002:

“Acting Up: the new activism” Australian Author Volume 34, Number 1, April 2002:p.10-16

“Indian Specific: Letter from Madras”Australian Author Volume 33, No. 2, August 2001: p34

“Mastered: Writing by Degrees” Australian Author Vol 32, Number 3, November 2000:p.10-15

and a few earlier pieces:

“Cheap Revenge” Dick for a Day [**](Fiona Giles, ed., Villard New York 1997; Random House Sydney, 1997; Villard London 1998)

“the child” Voices (National Library of Australia) Spring 1996

“Heathcliff and Me” [**] LiNQ ( JCU, Vol.22 No.2,1995)

“Beautiful One Day” Paradise to Paranoia (Nigel Krauth & Robyn Sheahan, eds., UQP 1995)

“Writing Sexuality” Australian Feminist Studies (No.20, 1994)

     [**] republished in 7 stories 2 novellas