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DDCA Symposium, Melbourne 2015 (photo Ken Miller)


The Digestion of History
GriffithREVIEW Edition 39 – ‘Tasmania: the Tipping Point?’ Autumn 2013 GriffithREVIEW

Sighting Rottnest
GriffithREVIEW Edition 34 – The Annual Fiction Edition, Summer 2011  GriffithREVIEW

The Bone Garden
GriffithREVIEW Edition 31 ‘Ways of Seeing’, Autumn 2011  download The Bone Garden

How to be Unaustralian
Wet Ink Issue 8, Spring 2007   download How to be Unaustralian

The Red Shoes
Island No 99, January 2005  download The Red Shoes Hear me read this on The Storycast

Deck the Hall with Poison Ivy
Cracker, Wakefield Press 2003

The Attraction of Mountains
Meanjin Volume 60 Number 4, 2001  download The Attraction of Mountains

Vi’s Story
Single Voice , SAWT/Australian Association for the Teaching of English 1997

Tiptoeing Through the Spinifex: White representations of Aboriginal characters
dotlit Vol 6 Issue 1, August 2007  download Tiptoeing Through the Spinifex

Circling With Ghosts: the search for redemption
Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors: JASAL Special Issue 2007  download Circling with Ghosts


Going Home
Cottesloe in Poetry, The Cottesloe Society 2000  download Going Home

Ageing Gracefully  download
Esperance  download
Flotsam  download
Passion in Our Mouths Volume 2, ASP House Publishing 1999

The Whales
Tarantella, Tantrum Press 1993  download The Whales

Who Are We?
Blue Dog Vol 5, No 9, June 2006  download Who We Are

Anna the Goanna
Australian Book Review No. 224, Sept 2000  download review For more about Jill McDougall:


Letter to The Monthly in response to Robert Manne June 2008

Board’s Eye View (South Australian Writers’ Centre):

Second Hand Bookshops

The Arts of Waiting and Softball


Learning and Changing


The First Week

Winner 2012 Wakefield Unpublished Manuscript Award, Adelaide Writers’ Week

Shortlisted, 2007 Varuna Unpublished Manuscript Award

Shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis Award 2014, Australian Society of Authors.

Shortlisted for the Glenda Adams New Writing category of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2014.

Shortlisted for the Onkaparinga People’s Choice Award 2015

Longlisted for a Nita Dobbie Award 2014

The Laboratory
Shortlisted, 2004 SA Festival Awards (Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Writer)
Winner, 2002 Driftwood Manuscript Prize, University of Adelaide

Who Are We? (review of Drums and Bonnets by Miriel Lenore)
Reviewing Award shortlist, 2006 Blue Dog

Anna the Goanna (review of book by Jill McDougall)
Reviewing Award prize winner, 2000 Australian Book Review

Vi’s Story
Prize winner, 1995 South Australian Writers’ Theatre Inc Monologue Competition


Smoke and Mirrors: getting personal in the academy.
The Outstanding Field, Artistic Research Emerging from the Academy, Directors and Deans of Creative Arts (DDCA), VCA March 2015

Unable to Sit Still: Journeying in Joan London’s Gilgamesh
Thinking Society, Thinking Culture, First Annual Symposium on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Western Australia, UWA Sept 2007

Circling With Ghosts: the search for redemption
Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Perth, July 2006

Apportioning Or Resisting Blame: Story-telling About Damage to the Land
Writing Across Cultures: fiction, history, memory, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Adelaide, July 2005

Writing Or Not Writing About Aboriginal Presence Or Absence
The Practitioner’s Art: juggling roles, Australian Association of Writing Programmes, Adelaide, November 2004

Shame: Searching for Redemption in the Australian Story
PhD thesis 2008, available Flinders University Library

The Laboratory
MA thesis/novel 2002, available Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide