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Awards and Publications

I am thrilled to have stories, poems and non fiction published in anthologies and journals, and am grateful to have received awards and been shortlisted, longlisted and received commendations and mentions for my writing.


  • ‘Farm hand needed, comes with house and dog’ (short story), The Outback Anthology Number 8, Boolarong Press, June 2023
  • Regular column in the Flemington Kensington News (2007–2022)
  • ‘The Blank Page’ (article), Victoria Writer, June/July 2019 issue
  • Inherited Pain’ (essay), ‘Frozen’ (poem), ‘Counting’ (poem) and ‘Have you tried’ (poem), Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illness and Pain, UWA Publishing, May 2017
  • ‘Learners thrive in a culture of change’ (article), School-News.com.au, March 2017
  • ‘On the Binns’ (short non fiction), Building Bridges, 2016 Reconciliation Writing Competition, Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation, November 2016
  • ‘Dining at the Big Table’ (article), Victoria Writer, October/November 2016 issue
  • ‘Shadow’ (creative non fiction), Grieve Volume 4 AnthologyHunter Writers Centre, August 2016
  • ‘Eggshells ‘ (creative non fiction), Grieve Volume 3 AnthologyHunter Writers Centre, August 2015
  • Eggshells’ (creative non fiction), Flash Fiction Journal, June 2015
  • ‘Comatose’, Frayed Anthology, Clover Press (RMIT), November 2015
  • ‘Run’ (short story), ‘An Apple A Day’ (poem), ‘The Orb’ (short story), The Writing Group (anthology), Kensington Neighbourhood House, September 2014
  • Successfully starting employees in small business, Tony Morgan, Megan Morgan (maiden name), Timothy Allchin, Burgundy Crest Templestowe Heights, Vic 1999

Shortlistings, Longlistings, Commendations and Mentions


  • 2017 Judy Duffy Award from RMIT Professional Writing and Editing Program for an all-around achievement and contribution to the program through adversity
  • ‘On the Binns’, Second Prize, Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation Writing Competition, November 2016
  • Intrepid Reporter Award, Flemington Kensington News, December 2012
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