Quantum Entanglements A memoir of love and illness, Quantum Entanglements, looks at the interactions across time and distance that bind together shattered lives.
“Every Man Casts A Shadow” A personal reflection on my relationship with a brother and the role I took on as a child to contain for him what he’s unable to acknowledge for himself.
Scrim This coming-of-age novel recounts a despairing affair between a 15-year-old California girl and her much older lover during the late 1970s.
Bound Earth An adolescent boy walks out of a detention center unseen. His ensuing adventures — culminating in the rescue of a drowning toddler — show how all our lives are interconnected.
Flesh A flawed man must face that it was nothing but his own careless egoism that destroyed the life he had painstakingly built.
The Tower of Forgetting A dejected housewife stumbles across the story of a compelling woman whose life intersects lightly with her own, bringing renewal.
“I’ll Keep my Sea-Wall’d Garden” A young woman comes to terms with her mother’s death and realises that the life of another may never be truly known. Published in Perilous Adventures, 2009.
“One Hundred Points” A desperate man’s personal protest becomes a force for change when it unites a community and highlights the unfairness of bureaucracy. Published in One Book, Many Brisbanes 4, 2009.
“Ba Hmong” As it turned out, Ba Hmong wasn’t Hmong. But nobody knew this. Nobody knew where she came from and no one could remember when she arrived. As far as anyone knew, she’d always been here. A crazy old woman who’d wandered away from her people…
“This isn’t going to end in a Hollywood kiss” It slowly dawns on Carrie that her perfect life is breaking apart. A tribute to Lorrie Moore, this story provides a possible backstory to the events in Moore’s “How to be an other woman”.