Covers

Novels/Novellas

Gutterbreed (Eclectic Trio) – published June 21, 2020

809 Jacob Street (First edition published by Black Beacon Books, October 2013; Second edition published by Eclectic Trio, February 2016)
– Winner of the Best Novel category of the Australian Shadows Award (2013)
– Top 10 Finalist in JournalStone’s unpublished novel competition (2012)
– Notable Book in the Page-Turner category for Shelf Unbound’s 2013 writing competition


Collections

Behind the Midnight Blinds: with Other Devilish Things (Things in the Well, October 2020)


Short Stories

Out in the Dark with the Other Monsters – Behind the Midnight Blinds: with Other Devilish Things (October 2020)

Roadside Flies – Outback Horrors Down Under; An Anthology of Antipodean Terrors (September 2020)

Unmade Pumpkins – Midnight Echo Issue 13 (December 2018)

Masquerades – Cthulhu – Land of the Long White Cloud (November 2018)

Salvation is Closed – Between the Tracks – Tales from the Ghost Train (April 2017)

Fixing a Broken Shadow – Between the Lines, edited by Michael Knost (October 2016)

When We Were the Spiders  (March 2016) – part of The Refuge Collection

Also published in The Refugee Collection… Hell to Others! Volumes 4-6

Nominated for a Tin Duck Award 2017 for Best Short Story

Upon the Dead Oceans – In Sunshine Bright and Darkness Deep (AHWA, October 2015)

Seeing Within – Forgotten Places (The Horror Society, March 2015)

The Frequency of Death – Fear the Reaper (Crystal Lake Publishing, October 2013)

Addiction – Tales from the Mist (October 2012)

A Monstrous Touch – Dangers Untold (Alliteration Ink, October 2012)

Shortlisted for Best Short Fiction – Australian Shadows Award 2012

Desert Blood – Dead Red Heart (Ticonderoga Publications, April 2011)

Behind the Midnight Blinds – HorrorWorld (April 2011)

Honorable Mention in The Best Horror of the Year Volume 4

Breaking Point – Daily Bites of Flesh Anthology  (November 2010)

Joey Blue and the Gutterbreed – Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #48 (October 2010)

Clip Notes – Blade Red Dark Pages volume 1  (May 2010)

Fireflies of the Bushfire – Masters of Horror Anthology  (March 2010)

Black Peter – Festive Fear  (December 2009)

Honorable Mention in The Best Horror of the Year Volume 2

Shortlisted for Best Short Story – Ditmar Awards 2010

After Sunset – Midnight Echo issue 1 (October 2008)

Revelations – The Writing Show‘s Haloween Special 2008 (October)

Behind Him – Black Box   (2008)

Decky’s Plight – Black Ink Horror issue 3 (February 2008)

The Wildflowers – Fantastic Wonder Stories (April 2007)

Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, 21st edition

Honourable Mention in the Australian Shadows Award 2007

Reprinted in Australian Dark Fantasy Horror 2008

The Shoe – The Pen Is Mightier Than The Pipette: An Anthology of CSIRO Scientists’ Creative Writing (August 2007)

Competition shortlist

Gone to Seed – Demon Minds (March 2007)

Knightsbrea – Spinetinglers (January 2007)

Finalist in December 06 competition

Dirty Washing – Horror Day Anthology (October 2006)

Finders, Keepers… – FlashSpec Volume 1 (July 2006)

Smoke – AntipodeanSF issue 96 (May-June 2006)

Poker-faced – Ripples Issue 3 (January 2006)

Behind You – ShadowBox e-anthology (November 2005)


Poetry


As Editor

  • Blurring the Line (Cohesion Press, 2015)
    • WINNER – Australian Shadows Award 2015 – Best Edited Publication
  • Macabre: A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears (Brimstone Press, 2010) – co-editor with Angela Challis
    • WINNER – Australian Shadows Award 2011 – Best Edited Publication
    • NOMINATED – Bram Stoker Award 2011 – Superior Achievement in an Anthology
    • NOMINATED – Aurealis Awards 2011 – Best Anthology
    • NOMINATED – Ditmar Awards 2011 – Best Anthology
    • WINNER – Aurealis Award for Best Horror Short Story 2011 for “The Fear” by Richard Harland
    • NOMINATED – Bram Stoker Award 2011 – Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for “Monsters Among Us” by Kirstyn McDermott
  • Midnight Echo Issue 8 (Midnight Echo, November 2012) – co-editor with Amanda J Spedding and Mark Farrugia

Non-Fiction


Awards and Nominations

  • Australian Shadows Award 2015 – Best Edited Publication (Blurring the Line) – WON
  • Australian Shadows Award 2013 – Best Novel (809 Jacob Street) – WON
  • Notable Book in the Page-Turner category for Shelf Unbound’s 2013 writing competition (809 Jacob Street)
  • JournalStone’s unpublished novel competition 2012 (809 Jacob Street) – Top 10 Finalist
  • Australian Shadows Award 2012 – Best Short Fiction (‘A Monstrous Touch’) – Finalist
  • Australian Shadows Award 2011 – Best Edited Publication (Macabre; A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears) – WON
  • Bram Stoker Award 2011 – Superior Achievement in an Anthology (Macabre; A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears) – Nominated
  • Aurealis Awards 2011 – Best Anthology (Macabre; A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears) – Nominated
  • Ditmar Awards 2011 – Best Anthology (Macabre; A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears) – Nominated
  • Ditmar Awards 2010 – Best Short Story (‘Black Peter’) – Nominated
  • Ditmar Awards 2009 – Professional Achievement (for promoting horror through the Australian Horror Writers Association) – Nominated
  • Ditmar Awards 2008 – Fan Achievement (for work as President of the Australian Horror Writers Association) – Nominated
  • Ditmar Awards 2007 – Fan Achievement (for work establishing and promoting the Australian Horror Writers Association) – Nominated
  • Spinetinglers December 2006 competition (‘Knightsbrea’) – Finalist