Presentations & talks

Pulp fiction and youth subculture, Latrobe City Literary Festival, Traralgon, May 27, 2019

The Fiction Factory Down Under: Horwitz Publications, 1960-1972, NewMac Conference, Macquarie University, July 17, 2017

Introduction to the National Film and Sound Archive’s showing of Force of Evil, April 5, 2017

Participant: ‘Crime on the Streets: From Homicide to Jack Irish‘, Screening Melbourne Symposium, Thursday, February 23, 2017

‘Down these mean streets: The depiction of Melbourne as a Noir city in Division 4′ (with Dean Brandum), Screening Melbourne Symposium, Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Introduction to Homicide episode 34, ‘Witch Hunt’, Monster Fest, 26, November, 2016

Low-Grade Transmissions From Hell: Revisiting the Lost Australian Horror Anthology The Evil Touch, Monster Fest, 25 November, 2016

Australian noir: the history of Australian pulp fiction publishing, NoirCon Philadelphia, October 28, 2016

Lose the Plot: adventures in story telling, Melbourne Fringe Festival, September 17, 2016

Introduction to Cinema Apocalypse screening of Fernando Di Leo’s The Italian Connection, June 29, 2016

‘Partners in Crime: The role of the short story in crime fiction’, Newcastle Writers Festival, April 2, 2016

Co-presenter: ‘Procedural procedures – Tracing the development of three notable episodes of Crawford’s police dramas’, Australian Film Institute Research Collection 2015 Fellowship paper, RMIT Screen Cultures Lab, September 1, 2015

Participant: ‘From cosies to courtrooms’, Crime Fest, South Australian Writers Centre, June 27, 2015

Participant: ‘Building and sustaining a career’, Crime Fest, South Australian Writers Centre, June 27, 2015

Participant: Crawford Productions Homicide 50th anniversary event, Australian Film Institute Research Centre, October 20, 2014

‘Illustrated talk: pulp fiction’ Art, Innovation and Design Program, Melbourne Writers Festival, August 30, 2014

‘Is Game of Thrones any good?’, Bendigo Writers Festival, August 10, 2014

Participant: ‘Can Self Promotion be a Creative Act?’ panel, part of a forum entitled Open Access: Selling Your Book in the Digital Age, New South Wales Writers Centre, September 2013

Participant: ‘Building an audience’, Melbourne Emerging Writers Festival, May 2012

Participant: ‘Get into the genre: crime fiction’, Melbourne Emerging Writers Festival, May 2010