This is the best kind of memoir. There is a beautiful calm clarity that drew me in and held me until the end. Georgia Blain


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As well as being a writer, I am a Lecturer in Professional Writing and Publishing at Curtin University, Western Australia. I love my work because it combines my passions for writing and for education. Before working at Curtin, I worked in book publishing, government policy, as a consultant researcher and editor and in adult community education.

My first book, Reaching One Thousand: a story of love, motherhood and autism, was published by Black Inc. in March 2012. It is a memoir about the experience of mothering my son, who is autistic, and what I learned from him. The book is still available in print and as an ebook in various formats.

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