As a book reviewer and author, I can answer questions about contemporary fiction and poetry, primarily literary fiction, but other areas as well.
I'm a book reviewer and run The Compulsive Reader at www.compulsivereader.com
Hunter Writers Centre
I have 3 books: Sleep Before Evening (novel), The Art of Assessment (nonfiction), and Quark Soup (poetry). My work has been published in hundreds of online and print publications including: A Painted Summer (print anthology, 2004, ed. Jean Kent), Beneath the Valley (print anthology June 2005, reprinted 2006, Catchfire Press), The Uncontained Sea (Print Anthology, 2000, ed Jean Kent), Bird Before Landing (print anthology 2002), the Harpweaver (print anthology Volume 9, Autumn 2001), In Our Own Words Volume 4 and Volume 5 (Print anthology, MW Enterprises), The Pedestal Magazine, Thylazine (Ten Australian Poets, Series 9), Long Story Short, Artemis, The Golden Thread, The Green Tricycle, Niederngasse, Mocha Memoirs, OzPoet, Perigree (one year anniversary issue), The Flying Corn Press (Aug 2004, Poet of the Month), Poetically Speaking (2005), Void Magazine (June & September 2005), The Australian Reader (2005), Gunch Press: Poultry Broadside (print publication, November 2005), Mothering Magazine (print publication, Jan 2006), Haiku for Writers, Poetry Canada Magazine (print publication, June-Sept 2006), Totem Triptychs collaborative art project with Don Swartzentruber, Granola Mama, Blue Pepper, Escape Velocity magazine, Goodwill to All Men (print anthology, Anchor Books, 2006), The Westerly (Roland Robinson Literary Awards 2006, edited by Jean Kent and Judy Johnson), Stories for A Long Summer (Print Anthology, Catchfire Press, 2006), Cezanne’s Carrot, Australian Poetic Society, PeachPublishing, Cerebral Catalyst, Arabesques, Astropoetica, Audience Buzz, Escape Velocity (print publication, Adventure Books of Seattle, 2007), Cordite, Imago, Coppertales, Drexel Online Journal, Midwest Book Reviews (regular reviewer), MC Reviews, Relix Magazine, AussieReviews, Mommylinks, Shorncliss, Phillymama, RealLifeSolutions, Local LIT, E2K (staff writer), Thylazine, NewPages, and Media-Culture Reviews, to name a few!
BA English Lit from CCNY Attended two years and passed the MLitt exam towards a DPhil in English Literature at Oxford University (St Cross). MBus Charles Sturt University
Awards and Honors
2008 Indie Book Awards Regional Fiction Finalist for my novel Sleep Before Evening.