Welcome to my official website. I am the author of several novels, Cairo, Bereft and The Low Road, as well as numerous short stories and occasional reviews and essays. My fourth novel City of Crows, a tale of witchcraft set in 17th century France, will be available in September 2017. Further details of City of Crows can be found here.
The Low Road won the Ned Kelly Award. Bereft won the Indie Award for Best Fiction, the ABIA Award for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, The Gold Dagger Award for International Crime Fiction, The Age Book of The Year and the ALS Gold Medal for Literature. Check Publications, News or Events page for full details of publications or events both past and forthcoming.
In addition, my short fiction has been published in many literary journals such as Granta, Meanjin and Griffith Review and has won or been shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the International BBC Short Story Prize and The Josephine Ulrick Literature Prize.
I also write occasional book reviews for publications such as The Age, The Australian and The Monthly.