Monthly Archives: April 2019

‘The Earth Below’ – now available for purchase

I’m proud to say that my debut novel, ‘The Earth Below’, is now available for purchase, through my publishers, Ligature Pty Ltd, here. There are also links on Ligature’s page to other outlets, including Amazon, iBooks and Kobo. I’d like to thank the illustrator of this brilliant cover, Terry Rogers, and Matt Rubenstein of Ligature […]

Bravado in the absence of order

Areo magazine has published another essay of mine, Bravado in the Absence of Order, which examines why African-American urban communities have such high rates of homicide and other violence. The essay uses medieval history, and contemporary societies other than the US, to illuminate social patterns that are less clear if one just looks at the […]

Taster: The Earth Below

My novel, The Earth Below, will soon be published (probably by the end of the month). It’s a Young Adult dystopian novel for older teens, following the adventures of Marri and her friend Felix as they try to survive in their oppressive underground community. I’ve put up an extract from Chapter 1 on my personal website […]