May 2019

Friday 3 May, 6:00 PM - No Friend But the Mountains event with Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian

Friday 3 May, 3:00 PM - Dopesick event at Sydney Writers Festival with Beth Macy

Saturday 4 May, 4:30 PM - Tired of Winning event at Sydney Writers Festival with Sarah Krasnostein

April 2019

April 29th: Sydney Writers Festival Workshop on long-form technique. (TICKETS AVAILABLE)

April 30th: Sydney Writers Festival Workshop on writing in the digital age. (TICKETS AVAILABLE)

March 2019

Debut book, TIRED OF WINNING launched.

Piece on Saudi Arabia in The Monthly.

February 2019

Piece on Behrouz Boochani in the New York Times.

Sign with the Wylie Agency.

Piece on George Pell in the Guardian Australia.

January 2019

Best of Longform 2018.

Best of The Monthly 2018.

The Monthly Editor’s picks, 2018.

Schwartz publishing publisher’s picks, 2018.

Piece on the intellectual collapse of conservatism in the Guardian Australia.

December 2018

Reporting from -

  • Laredo, TX

November 2018

‘Tired of Winning’ series concludes.

Reporting from -

  • Miami, FL

  • Fort Worth, TX

  • Dallas, TX

  • Tempe, AZ

  • Phoenix, AZ

  • Las Vegas, NV

  • Pahrump, NV

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Orange County, CA

October 2018

Reporting from -

  • Wilmington, NC

  • St Helena Island, SC

  • Savannah, GA

  • Miami, FL

September 2018

Black Inc book deal announced for March, 2019 publication date.

Reporting from -

  • Ann Arbor, MI

  • Washington, DC

  • Huntington, WV

  • Flint, MI

August 2018

Winner, Mumbrella Publish Award Columnist of the Year, for ‘Tired of Winning’ series.

Reporting from -

  • Washington, DC

  • Chicago, IL

  • Indianapolis, IN

  • Louisville, KY

  • Toledo, OH

July 2018

 Murdoch story becomes number one article and “Best Article” on

Reporting from -

  • Annapolis, MD

  • Washington, DC

June 2018

Cover story, The Monthly
‘The Endless Reign of Rupert Murdoch’

Reporting from:

Reporting from -

  • Fairfax County, VA

  • Silver Spring, MD

  • Washington, DC

May 2018

Finalist in the Walkley-Pascall Award for Arts Criticism.

'Tired of Winning' dispatches and podcast series announced.

Interview with Media Net.

Reporting from -

  • Washington, DC

  • Newark, NJ

  • New York, NY

April 2018

Appointed the Monthly's first US correspondent

March, 2018

Cover story on Nick Kyrgios, for The Monthly. 

Kyrgios story on

February, 2018

Feature on Nelly Yoa, for The Monthly.  

December, 2017

'Writing in the Digital Age' Masterclass with Schwartz Media.

Essay for Sydney Review of Books' Writing NSW series on Luna Park

‘What I’m Reading’ interview for Meanjin.

October, 2017

Opinion on Australia's welcome mat for right-wing trolls for The Saturday Paper. 

September, 2017

Feature on Bruce Chatwin's 'The Songlines' 30th Anniversary story for The Monthly

Opinion on Chasing America's Decline for The Saturday Paper

August, 2017

Opinion on The Politics of Failure for The Saturday Paper

July, 2017

Opinion on The Discourse of Distraction for The Saturday Paper

March, 2017

Cover story on the Alt-Wrong for The Monthly

January, 2017

Cover story on James Packer for The Monthly

December, 2016

The Monthly: twenty most-read articles of 2016 

November, 2016

Appearances on ABC local radio with Jacqueline Maley, Dominic Knight and Christine Anu.

October, 2016

Covering the US Election for The Monthly magazine.

Collaboration with Seecum Cheung profiled in Art Monthly.