WRITING & CREATIVE WORK
Academic & research-based writing
'Friday essay: 1 in 25 Australians have been estranged from their families. True stories about this can make people feel less alone' - article, The Conversation, 2022.
'How to write about broken trust in a memoir? Janine Mikosza’s Homesickness maps trauma in bold new ways' - review, The Conversation, 2022
'Reading Objects, Watching YouTube, Writing Biography, and Teaching Life Writing: Student Engagement When Learning Online During Covid-19' - co-authored journal article, Life Writing, 2022
‘Brittany Higgins’ memoir will join a powerful Australian collection reclaiming women’s stories of trauma. Here are four.’ - article, The Conversation, 2021
‘Book Review: The Morbids’ - review, InDaily, 2021
Creative & non-fiction writing
'The Wardrobe' - visual memoir, Baby Teeth Journal, 2022.
'Tadpoles' - poem, painted on the streets of Adelaide as part of Raining Poetry in Adelaide, 2022.
'Compulsory heterosexuality and the healing power of queer historical fiction' - personal essay, Archer Magazine, 2022.
'Nostos' - short story, Voiceworks, 2022
'Dead Meat' - short story, Stringybark Stories anthology The Mirror, 2021
'Storm Water' - poem, Speakeasy Flinders Zine vol. 9, 2018
‘The First Christmas Without Mum' - essay, Empire Times, 2017
'How academic friendship transformed our PhD experience' - co-authored article/blog post for Flinders University with Edith Hill, 2022
'Marina and Edith take you through a week in the life of a PhD student at Flinders' - co-authored Instagram Reel for Flinders University with Edith Hill, 2022
Short memoir 'Dresses, heavy with water' Highly Commended, AAWP/Westerly Magazine Life Writing Prize, 2022
Casual Academic Teaching Award, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University, 2021
Three Minute Thesis heat one winner & university finalist, Flinders University, 2021
Short story ‘Nostos’ Highly Commended, Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction, 2021
Best creative/hybrid postgraduate paper, Australasian Association of Writing Programs ‘Rising Tides’, 2020
Short story ‘Dead Meat’ First Place Fiction Prize, Empire Times Creative Competition, 2018