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personal essay and poem

Unapologetic Bodybuilders

Part of the Dangerous Women Project


Refusing To Exist Quietly

Published on International Women's Day 2016



Labels Are For Jars

on Voicemail Poems


On Loving An Addict



When I Return To London



  • Upcoming book published by Burning Eye Books in 2018

  • Refusing To Exist Quietly published by OUTinPerth for International Women's Day 2017

  • Porcelain published by Scum Magazine, February 2017

  • "Bobby Pins" published online by Erstwhile Magazine. October 2016

  • "Unapologetic Bodybuilders" essay, and poem "To the men who have said I am difficult to love" for the Dangerous Women Project. October 2016

  • "Sleepless" published by Subterranean Blue Poetry. September 2016

  • "A Meaning Behind Missing You" published online by Berlin ArtParasites. September 2016

  • "Amenorrhea" published by  THE FEM Literary Magazine. August 2016

  • "On Loving An Addict" published by Berlin Art Parasites. August 2016

  • "Normand Park" and "Dancing Shoes" in Fourth & Sycamore Literary Journal. August 2016

  • "Positivity Poem" and "Kissing" published in OFI Press Magazine Issue 49. Mexico City, August 2016

  • "If My Body Was A Poem" featured by Creative Talents Unleashed, California. July 2016

  • “When I Return To London” published by Forage Poetry Journal. July 2016

  • “Home Is” published by Five 2 One Magazine. June 2016

  • “Labels Are For Jars” published online, via text and audio, by Voicemail Poems. April 2016

  •  “Little Sister” published in the 2016 London Spoken Word Anthology

  •  “Sheets” short story published by Avenoir magazine. January 2016

  • “Adequate”, “Thighs” and “Coffee” published online as part of Department of Poetry’s “Mechanics” Youtube series. January 2016

  • “Amateur Pole Queen” published by Avenoir magazine. December 2015

  • “Coffee” published in the 11th issue of Oxford’s Catweazle magazine. November 2015

  • “Emotional Amputee” published in the Hunters Writers Project Grieve Anthology (Hardcopy and Ebook). August 2015

  • Self-published chapbook WARM. August 2015

  • “Bed Down” published in Trove ANZAC magazine. August 2015

  • “To the man who made a big deal about the hair on my thighs” and “Healing” published on feminist website The Shapes We Make. July 2015

  • “Past Self” published in Pelican Magazine “The Fiction Issue”. July 2015

  • “Wilted Morning” published by Trove on a poster at the University of Western Australia. March 2015

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