Writing

Short Fiction by Cassie Hamer

‘By Proxy’ published by in The Best Australian Stories 2017 (Black Inc) and in Mascara Literary Review, February 2017, Highly Commended in the Wollongong Short Story Award.

‘In the Deep’, First place, Shoalhaven Literary Award, 2017.

‘Total Eclipse’, Highly Commended in the Albury City Short Story Award, 2017

‘Adam’s Fortieth’, Third place in the Trudy Graham/Julie Lewis Literary Award for Prose, 2017.

‘The Croc Hunter’, Highly Commended in the 2017 ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ short story competition and published in the anthology Gift of a Casserole And Other Deadly Sins. (Stringybark Publishing)

‘Laika’, shortlisted for the 2017 Peter Carey Short Story Award, and the Alan Marshall Short Story Prize. Published by Bowen Street Press

‘Bernie’s Tree’ (creative non-fiction) published in November 2016 in the anthology KindlingVolume III (Writer’s Edit).

‘Tim’s War’, published by Writer’s Edit, July 2016

‘Le Farfalle’, published in June 2016 in the anthology, Shibboleth and other stories (Margaret River Press)

‘Frank’s Labyrinth,’ published in June 2016 in the anthology, Standing By (Stringybark Publishing)

‘The Little Death’, awarded 3rd place in the 2015 Trudy Graham-Julie Lewis Literary Award for Prose, run by the Peter Cowan Writers Centre in WA. Read the story here.

‘Glory Season’ published in May 2015 in the anthology Lost Boy and other stories (Margaret River Press)

‘The Life in Her Hands’, published in the 2014 anthology, The Trouble With Flying and other stories (Margaret River Press) and awarded Highly Commended in the Margaret River Short Story Competition

Disconnected‘, finalist in the 2014 Cowley Literary Award

‘Evanescence’, special mention in the 2014 Joyce Parkes Women’s Writer’s Prize

‘The White Line’, published in The Quarry, and commended in the 2013 FAWNorthern Region Short Story Competition.

‘The Sleeping Beauty’, published in ‘Journeys: Along the road to reading’ and finalist (unpublished section) in the 2011 National Year of Reading Short Story Competition –

Non-fiction Articles by Cassie Hamer

‘My daughter is on a gluten-free diet, but before you roll your eyes…’ published on Kidspot.com.au

Can a good mother have a bad child? Review of The Golden Child on Kidspot.com.au

The Six Most Annoying Things Parents Say, published on Mammamia.com.au

The Toddler Tantrum That Almost Broke Me, published on I-Village.com.au

A Change Is As Good As A Holiday, published on childmags.com.au

Three for Me or Four to be Sure, published on childmags.com.au

Censoring Kids Books: Why little MissTrouble is on the black list, published on Motherpedia.com.au

Guest Posts, Interviews and Podcasts

Your Creative Life Podcast, Episode 35: What it’s like to be in the querying trenches. Interview with writer, Vanessa Carnevale

The Juggling Act. Kidspot podcast about books and parenting.

Write Note Reviews: How to Succeed in a Short Story Competition, Guest post.

The Short Story: Interview with Margaret River Press

Meet two Australian Emerging Writers: Interview with writer, Natasha Lester