Brookman, V., ‘Mothering and Resistance in Fallon’s Paydirt and Lucashenko’s Mullumbimby’ in Journal of the Motherhood Initiative, vol. 10, issues 1 & 2 (Spring/Fall 2019). Print & Web.

Messer, J., and Brookman, V., ‘Reconciliation Dialogues: Kathleen Mary Fallon’s Paydirt, and Narratives of Mothering’ in Australian Humanities Review, issue 63 (Nov. 2018). Web.


‘The Summer Holidays That Never Were’ in The Beagle (28/2/20, republished). Web.


Burnt Out (Sydney: HarperCollins) (January 5, 2022, forthcoming)

Poetry/Short Short Stories

‘king st ’05’ in flash cove, issue 11, 2020. Print.

‘Big Burn’ and ‘Spanish Steps’ in Rochford Street Review, issue 28, 2020. Web.

‘resistance in 10 parts’ in Cordite Poetry Review, no. 93, Nov 2019. Web.

‘Here was one’ in The Quarry, 2015. Web.

‘Sunshine’ in Sandstone, 2010. (Sydney: Sydney University Press). Print.


‘Australian Literature Review: The Fragments by Toni Jordan’ in SEARCH News (2019)

‘Read, resist: A review of Too Much Lip and The Death of Noah Glass in SEARCH News (2019)

”LOOK AT ME’ – Book Review’ in SEARCH News (2018)

‘Review: The Bell in the Lake’ in SEARCH News (March 2020, republished)