journalist, author, cultural critic

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I’m a journalist and cultural critic from Melbourne, Australia. This is my portfolio website. I update it from time to time with my copywriting and journalism, along with my latest public speaking and media spots. I use the home page slider to give you a taste of my current research. Recently, I’ve been looking into the mythology and folklore surrounding plants.

Latest Events

  • Gabbing About Podcasts at the Wheeler Centre

    30 May 2017

    I was honoured to represent The Rereaders podcast in a convivial midday conversation at the Wheeler Centre on Tuesday 30 May, 2017, alongside visiting US critics Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf of Slate‘s Culture Gabfest.

  • In Conversation with Chris Kraus

    23 May 2017

    I appeared in conversation with US-based writer and critic Chris Kraus (of I Love Dick fame) for The Wheeler Centre on Tuesday 23 May, 2017, discussing first-person feminism and the boundaries between life and art.

  • Cats, Casseroles and Controversy On Radio National

    19 May 2017

    On Friday 19 May, 2017, I popped in to Radio National Drive for the ‘My Feed’ segment, discussing three social media topics: a Twitter cat in a sink; the difference between stews and casseroles; and Alex Tizon’s controversial essay ‘My Family’s Slave’.