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My Top 10 LGBT Young Adult Books

I was asked for a recent guest post to list my personal top ten books of all time. But honestly, the thought of having to conjure and then commit to a list of my ten all-time favourites is positively panic-inducing.

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Why the LGBT Label Still Matters in YA Fiction

I did a guest post for Up Close and Literal on whether LGBT counts as a genre, where I tell a story about one of my readers that reflects why I think we still need this label for LGBTQ books—especially in young adult fiction. 

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Guest Post: LGBTQIA representation in Australian YA

I wrote a guest post on the slow growth of LGBTQIA representation in Australian young adult fiction, for the fabulous LGBTQ Reads website.

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Gay/Bi Girls in Young Adult Fiction: My August reads

Here are three books young adult fiction books featuring LGBTQ girls that I read this month.  Two are new, while one was a new find.

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Excerpt: Here’s the Thing

Here is the first excerpt from my upcoming LGBT young adult release, Here’s the Thing, due in October

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Curve Magazine Review: Points of Departure

US lesbian culture magazine, Curve, posted a rather lovely review of Points of Departure this week.

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October LGBT YA Release: Here’s the Thing

Hi all,  meet my upcoming LGBT young adult fiction release, Here’s the Thing, and my favourite book cover to date, created by the talented Adam for Ylva.

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LOTL Magazine Interview

I did an interview with the Australian lesbian culture magazine, LOTL, about my recent release, Points of Departure, a young adult fiction book about four girls who travel overseas together.

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Excerpt: Points of Departure


Here is an excerpt from my forthcoming LGBT YA novel, Points of Departure. 

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