A teenage boy turns to Taoism for solace. Best Australian Stories 2015, Rubery Short Story Prize 2014, Runners up.
The Big Issue, 2015 Fiction Edition. Also runner's up in the EJ Brady Short Story Prize 2015.
Southerly, 72(2), True Crime
The Australian Women’s Weekly (Runner’s up, AWW Short Story Competition), Best Australian Stories
"...an excellent tale of a visitor to a mysterious island." Stuart Dunstan, Bookseller and Publisher Magazine
"Extraordinarily vivid and sympathetic rendering of a troubled teenage boy which echoes Tim Winton in its confidence and hilarious believable plot-line." (Cate Kennedy, Judge, Alan Marshall Short Story Award 2008)
New Australian Stories 2
Skive Short Story Competition, 3rd prize
Tomas Bloom is a young journalist sent to interview six renegade surfers in a futuristic world in which surfing is illegal.