Literary Criticism

Refereed Articles

  • ‘Bearing Witness: The Narratives of Gary Dunne in the Name of HIV/AIDS’ Southerly: Journal of the English Association 73.3 (Feb. 2013): pp. 228 - 245
  • ‘The Mountain as Pattern-Maker: Sustaining Relationships with Landscape in Rodney Hall’s Just Relations’ Landscapes: The Journal for the International Centre for Landscape and Language 4.2 2011: pp. 1-10 ro.ecu.edu.au/landscapes/vol4/iss2/6/
  • ‘Wishing for Political Dominance: Representations of History and Community in Queer Theory’ Australian Literary Studies 21.2 (Oct.) 2003: 189-197

Book Reviews

  • Untitled. Rev of Building Bridges: Poems from Australia and India, ed. Rob Harle. International Journal of Multicultural Literature Vol. 4.1 January 2014
  • 'Peter Mitchell reviews Out of the Box' Rev. of Out of the Box: Contemporary Australian Gay and Lesbian Poets Eds. Jill Jones and Michael Farrell Cordite Poetry Review 21 Feb. 2011 cordite.org.au/reviews/mitchell-jones-farrell/
  • 'Peter Mitchell reviews Connie Barber' Rev. of Between Headlands by Connie Barber Cordite Poetry Review 3 Nov. 2008 cordite.org.au/reviews/peter-mitchell-reviews-connie-barber/
  • Untitled. Rev. of Fragments for a Paper Witch by Marion May Campbell Overland 197 (Summer 2009): 47
  • 'A Quick Look Reveals Plenty' Rev. of Year's Best Science Fiction amd Fantasy, Volume Two Eds. Bill Congreve and Michelle Marquardt Overland 186 (Autumn 2007): 84
  • ‘Intimate Chronicles’ Rev. of Roundabout at Bangalow: An Intimate Chronicle by Shirley Walker and The Devil’s Triangle by Francis M. Boyle. New England Review 15 (Summer 2002): 19-20
  • ‘Peace in this Courtyard’ Rev. of High Tide by Vera Newsom and Smorgasbord for the 21st Century by Rae Sexton. New England Review 14 (Winter 2001): 19
  • ‘Occasional Flashes’ Rev. of Flashpoint: Gay Male Sexual Writing Ed. Michael Bronski Screaming Hyena 11 (July 1997): 18
  • ‘Mapping the Spectrum of Contemporary Gay Writing in Australia’ Rev. of Fruit Ed. by Gary Dunne Australian Book Review 169 (Apr. 1995): 27-8
  • ‘Colours of Poetry’ Rev. of Absolute Event Horizon, by Luke Davies Australian Book Review 166 (Nov. 1994): 58
  • ‘A Must’ Rev. of The Cave After Saltwater Tide by David P. Reiter. Australian Book Review 164 (Sept. 1994): 55-6
  • Untitled Rev. of Lost to View by James Holden New Librarian 11.1 (Mar. 1994): 55
  • Untitled Rev. of Twilight Beach by Terry Dowling Australian Book Review 157 (Dec. 1993/Jan. 1994): 68
  • ‘Regional Poetry’ Rev. of Off the Streets: A Six-Pack of Poetry (Newcastle and Maitland Poetry at the Pub) Australian Book Review 152 (July 1993): 57
  • ‘One Person’s Truths’ Rev. of Flight of Koalas by Margaret Bradstock. Australian Book Review 149 (Apr. 1993): 51
  • ‘New Life’ Rev. of The Times of Zenia Gold by Chris Jones. Australian Book Review 149 (Apr. 1993): 39-40
  • Untitled Rev. of Beaches and Billabongs by Ian MacNeill. capital Q 4 December 1992: 22
  • ‘Corrugated Lives: Three Gay Collections’ Rev. of Travelling on Love in a Time of Uncertainty Ed. by Gary Dunne, As If Overnight by Gary Dunne and Gangsters by Day, Girls by Night by Michael White Editions 13 (Jan/Feb. 1992): 26-7
  • ‘Witty Reversals of the Status Quo’ Rev. of Getting Your Man by Melissa Chan.  Australian Book Review 145 (Oct. 1992): 37
  • ‘Pokes, Prods and Challenges’ Rev. of Distractions by Dominic Ciantar and Pink Ink Ed. by Kerry Bashford et al. Australian Book Review 144 (Sept. 1992): 47-8
  • Untitled Rev. of Stony Glances by Peter Robins. Campaign 186 (Sept. 1991): 48
  • Untitled Rev. of Poison by Prescription: The AZT Story by John Lauritsen. Campaign 180 (Mar. 1991): 23
  • ‘Hopeful and Positive’ Rev. of As We Are by Don Clark. Outrage 66 (Nov. 1988): 45
  • Untitled Revs. of Writing Fiction by Gary Disher and Nettie Palmer ed. by Vivian Smith Newswit 9 Nov. 1988: 43
  • Untitled Rev. of How to be a Successful Student, by Jill Dixon. Newswit 16 Aug. 1988.
  • Untitled Rev of The Man who played Spoons and Other Stories ed. by Gary Disher. Newswit 3 Aug. 1988: 12
  • Untitled Rev. of Three Uneasy Pieces by Patrick White. Newswit 25 May 1988: 48
  • Untitled Rev. of Blair by John A. Scott. Newswit 3 May 1988: 24
  • Untitled Rev. of A Most Valuable Acquisition, ed. by Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee Newswit 20 Apr. 1988.
  • Untitled Rev. of  ‘In the Spirit of Stonewall.’ Gay Information 3 Aug.-Sept. 1980: 15.

Conference Presentations

  • 'Bearing Witness: The AIDS Narratives of Gary Dunne' Homosexual Histories 13, 8-9 June 2012, Griffith University, Southbank Campus, Brisbane
  • 'Bearing Witness: The AIDS Narratives of Gary Dunne' The Colonial Present July 2007, Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL), University of Queensland
  • 'Tensions in Utopia: One Version of the Rainbow Region' Homosexual Histories 6 1-2 October 2004, University of Sydney
  • 'Only Connect': Exploring Relationships with the Land in Rodney Hall's Just Relations' Environment, Culture and Community Conference, 2-5 July 2001, University of Queensland.