Journalist. Writer. Reader.
Gillian has 24 years of experience in journalism and broadcasting with the ABC, working in radio, television and online news. She presented the Afternoon Show on ABC Radio Perth and Western Australia from 2010 – 2020.
Gillian’s fiction has been published internationally. Her words appear in Perth: A Guide for the Curious ( UWAP 2016), Once: a selection of short, short stories (Night Parrot Press 2020) and Palm-Sized Press. Her work will appear in the upcoming Bath Flash Fiction Anthology 2020, the Reflex Fiction anthology in 2021 and in the Night Parrot Press 2021 collection.
Gillian has interviewed a wide range of guests on radio, television and at live events, including for ABC Radio Perth, the Perth Writers Festival, the Margaret River Writers Festival and Kembali 20, for the Ubud Writers Festival. Her interviews include conversations with Sir Ian McKellen, Hilary Mantel, Helen Garner, Taika Waititi, John Cleese and Tim Winton.
In 2020 Gillian was shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction award in Britain, she was a finalist in the London Independent Story prize and longlisted in the Reflex Fiction award.