Writing: Curriculum Vitae

2012 The Sweetest Thing published in Australia by Hunter Publishers and launched at the Bella Union by Chris Flynne. Profiles on Mike Tyson, Barry Hall appear in the Weekly Review. Feature articles and sports stories appear in Fairfax publications. Feature in Inside Sport on women boxing in the Olympics. Guestlecturer for the Gender Studies program at the University of Melbourne and panellist at the inaugural Asia Pacific World Sport and Women conference at the MCG.
2011 The Sweetest Thing published by Seven Stories Press, New York, NY. Appearances at several book festivals in Atlanta, Washington and New York as well as readings and performances in book stores in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Interviewed by WNYC's Lenny Lopate.
2010 - present Freelance journalist working for Fairfax papers including The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, Inside Sport, the Weekly Review.

Bruising revised and updated. Published by Vulgar Press

1996 - 2010 Journalist for the Herald Sun, sub-editor and feature writer. Published articles primarily appear in the Arts section but have also appeared in Sport, Weekend, Books and News pages. During this time articles have also appeared in Fairfax newspapers the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age including several cover stories for Saturday Extra
2002 'Body Blows - Sport and the Threat of Female Muscularity' – The Overland Lecture Series presented at Trades Hall and published in Overland 166
2000 Bruising. A Journey Through Gender. Non-fiction book tracing my experiences as a boxer and the issues of gender exposed by my engagement with the sport. Published by Picador ISBN  0 330 36226 7

'Bruising' shortlisted for the Dobbie Award

1998 'The Wrong Piece of Driftwood' runner up in the HQ Short Story Competition
1997 - 2011 2011 Short fiction and essays have appeared in Torpedo, Overland, Meanjin, RePublica, Aedon, Island, HQ, Nocturnal Submissions, Spiels, Normal Service Will Resume, Allnighter.
1995 Successfully completed Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne
1994 Text Media, magazine editor in client publishing.
1991- 1994

Freelance journalist writing regularly for the Sunday Age, The Age, Panorama Magazine, Knight-Ridder news wire service and Text Media magazines as well as various specialist publications.

1989 - 1991 Staff reporter for the Melbourne Herald and later the Herald Sun. General Reporter, Consumer Affairs Reporter and Industrial Affairs Reporter
1987 - 1989 Staff reporter The Melbourne Times
1985 - 1987 Staff Reporter The Western Times