Books

2015

The Year of Falling (Makaro Press)

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The Glass Rooster (Auckland University Press)

 

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2013

The Continuing Adventures of Alice Spider (Anomalous Press, US)

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2011

Kingdom Animalia: the Escapades of Linnaeus (Auckland University Press)

 

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2008

AUP New Poets 3 (The Continuing Adventures of Alice Spider and Other Tales) Auckland University Press, Auckland

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Poems & stories published in journals and anthologies, etc

2017

Poetry

‘Requiem’ in the Atlanta Review (US)

‘Arohata’ (reprint) in Manifesto 101 (Otago University Press)

Fiction

The VisitReflex Fiction

2016

Poetry

‘Instructions for Enjoying an Orange’ in Plate in the Mirror (Printable Reality)

Fiction

I Meet A Man in a Bar‘ in 52 Men the Podcast

2015

Poetry

‘Cake Shop’ (reprint) in Poetry Bug (Parthian Press, UK)

‘Paekakariki’ (reprint) in Of Paekakariki (Earl of Seacliffe)

‘To the Sea’ in Sunset at the Estuary (Rangitawa Publishing)

‘Flotsam’ (reprint) in NZ Listener and North & South

‘Trinity’ and ‘Trichotillomania’ (reprint) in Hallelujah for 50ft Women (Bloodaxe, UK)

2014

Poetry

‘The sound of dropped silverware’ in Metro

‘Sapphire’ (reprint) in Essential New Zealand Poems:Facing the Empty Page (Random House Books)

‘A Life Blighted by Pythons’ on Best American Poetry blog (reprint)

Fiction

‘What Anton Learns in the Queue’ in ‘Sweet As’: Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders

The Wall‘ in Flash Frontier

2013

Poetry

‘Various Annunciations’ in The North

‘Flotsam’, Sand Puppy’ and Exhibition’ in JAAM

‘The Model’ on the Northwrite website

‘Cityscape’ in Metro

Avalanchein Shenandoah

Fiction

‘Ngaire’ in Flash Frontier

The Kind Fisherwoman and the King of the Fish‘ on the Goethe-Institut blog

Elephant‘ in Flash Frontier

2012

Poetry

‘Cactus’ and ‘Lichen Quartet’ in Landfall.

Featured Poet in a fine line  (NZ Poetry Society magazine, May 2012 edition): ‘Jumping Ship’, ‘The South Shields Town Hall is the closest thing I’ve got to a marae’, Genii cucullati’, ‘Prefabricated’ and ‘Signs’

Reprints

‘Yayoi Kusama Goes to Iceland’ in Rhysling Science Fiction Poetry anthology

‘Gator‘ in Best NZ Poems 2011

2011

Poetry

‘Manners Street’ and ‘The Ones You’ve Got To Watch’ in Enamel

‘Arohata’ and ‘Three Skulls’ in Poetry NZ

‘Yayoi Kusama Goes to Iceland’ in Eye to the Telescope

‘The Continuing Adventures of Alice Spider’  (an anomalous selection) in Anomalous

‘sea change’ and ‘My Year of the Ant Gardens’ in the International Literary Quarterly

‘Sunrise’ in etchings 9: Love & Something (Australia)

‘Prefabricated’ in Magma (UK)

‘Tinakori Shimmer’ in the NZSA chapbook

Fiction

‘Tattooed Ladies’ in Anomalous #1

‘Mill’ in Slightly Peculiar Love Stories, Rosa Mira Books (reprint, e-book)

‘The Magician’ in Tales for Canterbury (reprint, e-book and print anthology that won the 2012 Julius Vogel Award)

2010

Poetry

‘Museum Piece’, ‘Zot and the Axolotls’, ‘The Tide Rises at Christchurch Art Gallery’ and ‘Hermit’ in Trout 16

‘Please Rush Me’ in the Iron Book of New Humorous Verse (Iron Press, UK)

‘The Continuing Adventures of Alice Spider’  (a selection) in JAAM 28

‘Speaking of the Balloonist’ in brief 39

‘Pectinidae’ in Poetry NZ 40

Reprints:  The Slattern, Dog-headed Girl & Proceed to Gate Seventeen in Viola Beadleton’s Compendium

2009

Poetry

‘The Wind and the Caterpillar’ in Moments in the Whirlwind (NZPS anthology)

‘Beside the Laughing Kitchen’ in Voyagers Science Fiction Poetry from New Zealand (eds Tim Jones & Mark Pirie, Interactive Press, Australia)

‘Easter Rising’ Blackmail Press 25

‘Sea-Mare’ Blackmail Press 25

‘untitled’ six little things (The Glass Rooster)

‘Magpie’ Poetry NZ

‘Coleoptera’ brief

Reprint: ‘Little Blue’ in Big Weather (eds Gregory O’Brien and Louise St John, Mallinson Rendel, 2009)

Fiction

‘Lorelei’  Momaya Press Annual Review (Momaya Press, UK)

‘Narcissa’  Viola Beadleton’s Compendium 3

‘The Visit from the English Cousins’  Bravado

‘Liking It’ Takahe

2008

Poetry

‘La Fée Verte’ JAAM 26

‘Antirrealismos’ JAAM 26

‘He Has Your Eyes’ JAAM 26

‘City Living’ Dominion Post (reprint, Wednesday Poem)

‘Little Blue’ Dominion Post (reprint, Wednesday Poem)

Fiction

‘The Hen Party’ Harlem River Blues (Fish Publishing, Ireland)

‘The Eggman Cometh’ Viola Beadleton’s Compendium 2

‘Evelina and the Wolf ‘Western Districts Short Story Competition anthology (reprint)

2007

Poetry

‘Not Getting Any Younger’ Poetry Wall: Anthology of the Poetry Wall (Earl of Seacliff Art Workshop)

‘A Little Learnin’ ‘ JAAM 24

‘America Dearest’ JAAM 24

Fiction

‘The Jacket’ espresso fiction (Australia)

‘The Magician’ Cadenza (UK)

‘The Boy in the Garage’ Viola Beadleton’s Compendium 1

2006

Poetry

‘Mr Li’s Spectacles’ Bravado

Fiction

‘Expecting’ brittle star (UK)

2005

Poetry

‘The Liking’ Poetry NZ 31

‘On Reflection’ Poetry NZ 31

‘The Skeleton Ending’ Poetry NZ 31

‘Proceed To Gate 17’ NZPS anthology

‘Lament of an Old Punk’ The North (UK)

‘Genii Cucullati’ surface online (now defunct but still available through the magnificent ‘Wayback Machine’ or Internet Archive’ at http://web.archive.org/web/20050507093449/www.surfaceonline.org/godpoet2.html)

‘Trichotillomania’ blackmail press 13 http://nzpoetsonline.homestead.com/JFgard13.html

‘spiderhouse’ blackmail press 13

‘Turtles’ blackmail press 13

‘The Slattern’ blackmail press 13

‘The Astronauts’ Turbine 05 http://www.nzetc.org/iiml/turbine/Turbi05/poetry/freegard2.html

‘The Last Great Beehive in Willis Street’ Turbine 05 http://www.nzetc.org/iiml/turbine/Turbi05/poetry/freegard1.html

Fiction

‘Studio Apartment’ Home: 100 New Zealand Short Short Stories (Random House)

‘Written on the Bus Shelter’ Takahe

‘Maggots’ Bravado

‘Animal Tales’ Landfall (reprinted in AUP New Poets 3)

2004

Poetry

Reprint:

‘Lipstick Kisses’ Poetry Aotearoa (Australia)

Fiction

‘One Friday Night Drinking’ fictionland (on-line)

‘True Confessions’ Dexter Hannon’s Guide to Auto Maintenance (smiling politely, Australia)

‘Jasper & the Angel’ Eastern Bay News; Readers’ Choice booklet

2003

Poetry

‘Order:Rodentia’ Glottis

‘My Life as a Pigeon’ Glottis

‘Three Hummingbirds’ Poetry NZ 27 (http://www.poetrynz.net/archives/issue-27/#poem2)

‘Lipstick Kisses’ Poetry NZ 27

‘Café Tales’ Poetry Aotearoa (reprint, Australia)

Fiction

‘Love and Lust’ Absinthe Literary Review (US, on-line)

‘Evelina and the Wolf ‘ Best Efforts (WDSSC Booklet)

2002

Poetry

‘Café Tales’ Poetry NZ 24

‘Barbie’ JAAM 17

‘Study’ JAAM 17

‘Dog-headed girl’ JAAM 17

‘The Continuing Adventures of Alice Spider’ Turbine 02 http://www.nzetc.org/iiml/turbine/Turbi02/Poetry/N10925.html

‘Tell Me When It’s Over’ Chaff, Palmerston North (reprint)

2001

Poetry

‘City Living’ An Exchange of Gifts (NZ Poetry Society)

‘Thirteen Thoughts about Toasters’ Rain Dog (Manchester, UK) Now archived at http://www.poetrymagazines.org.uk/magazine/record.asp?id=23611

‘Ode to a Kuri’ The Collection of NZ Poetry and Prose (Media Publishing)

‘Fair Wellington’ Artscape Newsletter

Fiction

‘Missing’ Commonwealth Broadcasting CD

Mill’ Listener

‘Tempting Erin Clarkson’ Best Efforts (WDSSC Anthology)

2000

Fiction

‘Mickey’ 100 New Zealand Short Short Stories 4, Tandem Press

1999

Poetry

‘When You’re Not Here’ Eat These Sweet Words (Publishing Giant Press)

‘Tell Me When It’s Over’ Eat These Sweet Words (Publishing Giant Press)

1996

Fiction

‘Gorse’ Takahe

1994

Fiction

‘The Meeting’ Wellington Lesbian Newsletter

1993

Fiction

‘Names’ Wellington Lesbian Newsletter

‘Socks’ Wellington Lesbian Newsletter


 

 

Awards, Prizes, etc

2017

Highly commended, National Flash Fiction Day competition for ‘Spindrift’

2014

Inaugural Ema Saiko poetry fellow at New Pacific Studio

Commended, Magma Poetry Competition

2012

Runner-up and Wellington Regional Winner, National Flash Fiction Day Competition, for ‘Elephant’

Nominated for a Rhysling Award (Science Fiction Poetry, US)

‘Gator’ included in Best New Zealand Poems 2011

2011

Finalist, Science Teller 2011 Science Poetry Competition

2010

Commended, Whitireia “Eat Your Words” Cafe Poetry competition, for ‘Brunch’ and ‘Chocolate Hearts’

3rd place, Manawatu Festival of New Arts Poetry for Performance competition, for ‘Crunch’

2009

Commended, NZ Poetry Society competition, for ‘The Wind & the Caterpillar’

Honourable Mention, Momaya Press Short Story Competition, for ‘Lorelei’

2008

Runner-up, Fish Short Story Prize (Ireland) for ‘The Hen Party’

2007

Short-listed for the inaugural Royal Society of New Zealand Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing with ‘Liking Eyes’

2004

Winner, Friends of Whakatane District Libraries competition for ‘Jasper and the Angel’

Winner, Western Districts Short Story Competition, for ‘Evelina and the Wolf’

2002

Creative New Zealand grant

2001

BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award,for ‘Mill’

Highly Commended, Commonwealth Short Story Competition, for ‘Missing’