I’ve been a story teller all my life. Professionally I’m a marketer in Australia, using language to construct bridges of understanding between philanthropists and their causes. Privately I tell stories to my child, Stellar the husky, Grace the cat and pretty much anyone with the love of a good yarn.

Whilst mostly set in the sci-fantasy genre, my stories only use science as the backdrop against which characters struggle with the contemporary issues of class, gender and power. Actually it’s all a bit dystopian.

I am a passionate believer that all our small lives are connected, valuable and critical to the collective journey. Check me out on Goodreads.

Thank you for connecting with me and reading my work.


Letters from the Light, my debut novel, was published Dec 2019 by Inspired Quill UK.

Emoto’s Promise, from the clifi series of novellas – Drowned Earth – is available now from Deadset Press.

Ruby’s Ride is a short story about mothers, daughters and ravages of mental health published in the Release of Silence anthology now on Amazon.

Dugong Dreaming, a short story about an opera singer stranded on Saturn, featured in the Aquarius anthology by Aussie Speculative Fiction. 


Jackie Smith April 2020 

Booklover Book Reviews January 2020


Melbourne Emerging Writers Festival

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