Papers, Articles, Essays, Book Reviews and Workshops


The Art of Greenwashing: (De)funding creativity and silencing dissent’, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Winter 2021, 22 August 2021.

‘Where are the women scientists, tech gurus, and engineers in our films?’, The Conversation, 7 December 2016.
Where are the women scientists, tech gurus and engineers in our films?, ABC News 10 December 2016.
‘Forget passion: unpaid work keeps fringe festivals afloat’ The Conversation, 9 February 2015.
‘More Space for Science on Stage?’, The Australia Times, Vol. 1. No. 9, pp. 8-12.
‘Theatre as essay: a useful framework for the science play’, Australian Association of Writing Programmes, ‘Encounters’ conference proceedings, (2013);
‘Theatre as ‘thinking space’: performing immortality in Staring at the Sun’, Journal of Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Vol. 12, No. 3, December 2011;
‘Transcreation and the Productive Artist’, co-written with Afeif Ismail, Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators Conference proceedings (print and DVD), 2011:
Several papers delivered at conferences in United Kingdom, India, Singapore and Australia;
‘Supernova: a quest for hearts and minds’, published by Physics World, March 1995;
‘Crossing the Great Divide’, catalogue essay for the Nature of History electronic art installation at The Natural History Museum, June 1995;
‘Shaking and stirring the cultural cocktail’, (co-written with Abigail King) published by Mute, July 1995;
‘Novice Next Door’, article for Garden News, May 1996.

Noelle Janaczewska’s ‘The Book of Thistles’, Mascara Literary Review, 30 March 2019.
Kyra Giorgi’s ‘The Circle and the Equator’, Mascara Literary Review, 10 December 2017.
Rashida Murphy’s ‘The Historian’s Daughter’, Mascara Literary Review, 22 March 2017.
Andy Jackson’s ‘Immune Systems’, in Westerly Online 30th October 2015.
Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s ‘The Tribe’, in Westerly Online 18th September 2015.
Paul B. Armstrong’s ‘How Literature Plays with the Brain: the Neuroscience of Reading and Art’, Journal of Consciousness, Literature and the Arts vol. 15 No. 2, August 2014.
Danijela Kambaskovic’s ‘Inner Monologues (a romance)’, in Sotto, the online magazine for Australian Poetry, December 2013
Paul Hetherington’s ‘Six Different Windows’ in Sotto, the online magazine for Australian Poetry, September 2013.
Gay McAuley’s ‘Not magic but work: An ethnographic account of a rehearsal process’ in Journal of Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, April 2013.
Andrew Bovell’s ‘When the Rain Stops Falling’ for Friday Faves

WORKSHOP Facilitator
‘Character is Action’ playwriting workshop, Peter Cowan Writers Centre, 2012.
‘Words and Thoughts’, UWA postgraduate creative writing group convenor, 2011-2012.
‘Science in Performance’, UWA seminar for Science Communication Studies, 2011.
‘Bite-sized plays: how to write a 10-minute play’, UWA Extension Spring School, 2009, & Peter Cowan Writers Centre 2014.
WA Academy of Performing Arts in association with Peter Cowan Writers Centre, a week-long short play development workshop with playwrights and acting students, 2010.
‘The Shrouds or the Dead’ by Afeif Ismail, Transcreator in play development     workshops funded by WA Theatre Development Initiative, 2009.
Transcreator in play development workshops, 2008-2010 for ‘The African Magician’ by Afeif Ismail, produced by Barking Gecko Theatre     Company, ‘Wish You Were Here’, Perth International Arts Festival, Education programme, 2012.
‘Poetry of the Senses’, UWA Extension Summer and Winter Schools, 2010 and subsequently with other writing organisations;
‘The Present Poet’, workshop Apropos Writers, writingWA, as part of PIAF 2009;
‘Children’s Poetry Workshop’, South Perth Library, Children’s Book Week’ 2008.
‘More than Words’, Spring Poetry Festival 2006.
‘Can You Hear Me at the Back?’, Performance Poetry workshops – on-going since 2005. Listen to an interview with ABC Radio Kimberley when I gave this workshop at Corrugated Lines Festival in 2014.
‘Poems Out Loud’, Children’s Poetry workshop, Rosalie Writers Festival, 2008.
‘Poetry and Story writing for Children’, Rosalie Writers, All Saint’s Festival, Moora Winter Arts Festival, John XXIII School, 2006 – present.

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