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Publication Credits

The Daisy Chain Theory of the Universe — first read at Kimbos on 16/7/90. Published in Rescuing Beached Mondays.
Not a Bad Drop — first read at Kimbos on 12/8/90
A Birthday Gift — first read at Kimbos on 22/10/90
Exmas — first read at Kimbos on 3/12/90. Published in The Canberra Times on 23/12/00
Ratings War — first read at Kimbos on 25/2/91
Medisave — first read at Kimbos on 25/3/91. Published in ACTCOSS Newsletter, April 1991
Genes — first read at Kimbos on 1/7/91
Dressing Up — first read at Tilleys in April 1992
Permanent Residence — first read at Tilleys on 31/5/92
Steamed Up — first read at Tilleys on 14/6/92. This story was written in honour of the expresso machine at Tilleys. The machine obliged by going off at exactly the right moment.
Catnap — first read at Tilleys in July 1992
The Big Spill — first read at Dorettes on 9/5/93
Personal Assistance — first read at Dorettes on 13/6/93
Trade In — first read at Dorettes on 11/7/93
Does it Take After Its Father? — first read at Dorettes on 12/9/93. Published in The Canberra Times on 30/12/00.
On Course — first read at Dorettes on 9/1/94
Lost Love — first read at Dorettes on 13/2/94. Published in Off the Edge.
Generation Gulf — first read at Dorettes on 1/3/94
Bulk Learning — first read at Dorettes on 5/4/94
Dead Heat — first read at Dorettes on 10/7/94
Playing for Keeps — first read at Dorettes late 1994
Party Time — first read at Dorettes on 7/5/95
A Bit of a Waste — first read at PEN reading Protesting the Testing at Tilleys on 3/10/95. Published in PEN Anthology Protesting the Testing.
Jet Lag —first read at Moois on 16/4/96
Long Pig — first read, September 2009
Winning Ways — published in The Workers Paradise, 2007
Up the Creek — first read, September 2010.
Corporate Body —first read 29/10/09. Published in AntipodeanSF no 174, December 2012
Underground Agency — Published in AntipodeanSF no 184, October 2013
Rogue Wave — Published in AntipodeanSF no 187, January 2014
Mappa Tuesdi— Published in AntipodeanSF no 190, April 2014
Hot Water— Published in AntipodeanSF no 196, October 2014
Deserted Village— Published in AntipodeanSF no 198, December 2014
Chlorophyll Haven— Published in AntipodeanSF no 200, February 2015
Pay Parking— Published in AntipodeanSF no 203, June 2015
Dead Cert— Published in AntipodeanSF no 207, October 2015
Solar Wind— Published in AntipodeanSF no 209, December 2015
Positive Intervention— Published in AntipodeanSF no 213, March 2016

Many of these stories were read on Canberra Stereo Public Radio (now Artsound FM) in 1993—6. Those published in AntipodeanSF were recorded and read on community radio 2NVR.

The books referred to above are:
Writers at Kimbos, Rescuing Beached Mondays (Canberra: Writers at Kimbos, 1990)
Canberra Performance Poets, Off the Edge (Canberra: Boris Books, 1995)
Protesting the Testing: Canberra writers speak out against nuclear testing in the Pacific (Canberra: PEN (ACT) and Left Book Club (ACT), 1995)
The Workers Paradise, ed. Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans (Perth: Ticonderoga Publications, 2007)

The venues where stories were read were:
Kimbos — a small bar in Philip, Canberra. There were set themes which inspiredsome of the early stories.
Dorettes — a bar and restaurant in Civic, Canberra
Tilleys — a large bar with a stage and microphone, Lyneham, Canberra
Mooi — a small restaurant in Dickson, Canberra
Wig and Pen — a pub in Civic, Canberra
Meetings of the Fellowship of Australian Writers, ACT Branch
Various Private Parties (some large)

 


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