Appearances

Upcoming

  • Perth Festival Literature and Ideas Weekend

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2020

  • Speaker – Emerging Writers Festival
  • Speaker – Perth Festival’s Literature and Ideas Weekends
  • Tutor – AFTRS Community Engagment Program and The Edmund Rice Centre of Western Australia ‘Storytelling for Page, Stage and Screen’ workshops

2019

  • Speaker – Sydney Writers Festival
  • Speaker – Emerging Writers Festival
  • Speaker – Perth Writer’s Festival
  • Speaker – Perth Interational Arts Festival
  • Speaker – Armadale Writer’s Festival

2018

  • Speaker – Literature as Reclamation, Emerging Writers Festival
  • Panel Chair – ‘Beyond the veiled clichés the real lives of Arab Women with Amal Awad’; Perth Festival Writers Week

2017

  •    Poetry in Multiculturalism panel, Perth Poetry Festival
  •    Sydney Writers Festival Live and Local Panel, Mandurah Arts Centre
  •    Africa Day Panel, Centre for Stories
  •    Ways of Being Here launch panel, Perth Writer’s Festival

Awards

Winner
  • 2018 – Bryant Stokes Matlida Award for Cultural Excellence (Literature)
  • 2017 – Deborah Cass Prize for Writing
  • 2016 – Margaret River Press Ways of Being Here Short Story Competition
Shortlist
  • 2020 – The 2019 Western Australian Premier’s Writing Fellowship
  • 2019 – The Dal Stivens Award for ‘Something Like Revolution’ 
  • 2018 – Emerging Writers Festival Fellowship
  • 2018 – Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship
  • 2018 – WA Youth Awards
Longlist
  • 2020 – Nommo Awards for African Speculative Fiction
  • 2019 – Netflix/TriggerFish Animations ‘Mama K’s Team 4’ Screenwriting competition
  • 2018 – The Next Chapter Fellowship