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Future Leaders in Teen Vogue

My latest LGBT young adult book, Future Leaders of Nowhere was featured and reviewed in Teen Vogue’s ‘New Queer Fiction Reads you MUST read in March’ piece.

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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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Bisexuality: Representation and Realism.

Who’s afraid of the word bisexual? Negotiating the line between representation and realism in YA stories.

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Lost but Not: Why We Should Travel

Travelling is a rite of passage for so many young Australians, including myself. A tale of the first time I was truly lost in a foreign country.

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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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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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