(For rights inquiries contact Jill Grinberg.)

2020: “When I Was White” Come On In edited by Adi Alsaid. New York, Inkyard Press.

2019: “Elegy” Foreshadow edited by Emily X R Pan and Nova Ren Sum. Online publication.

2016: My Sister Rosa Sydney, Allen & Unwin; New York, Soho Press

2015: “Little Red Suit” Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean edited by
Kirsty Murray, Payal Dhar and Anita Roy. Sydney, Allen & Unwin

2014/2015: Razorhurst, Sydney, Allen & Unwin; New York, Soho Press

2012 Team Human co-written with Sarah Rees Brennan. New York, Harper Collins, Sydney, Allen & Unwin

2010 Zombies v Unicorns anthology edited with Holly Black. New York, Simon & Schuster, Sydney, Allen & Unwin

2009 Liar New York, Bloomsbury USA

2008 “Thinner Than Water” Love is Hell New York, Harper Collins

2008 How To Ditch Your Fairy New York, Bloomsbury USA Sydney, Allen & Unwin

2008 “Pashin’ or The Worst Kiss Ever” First Kiss (Then Tell) edited by Cylin Busby, New York, Bloomsbury USA

2007 Magic’s Child Final Volume of the Magic or Madness trilogy, New York, Penguin/Razorbil Melbourne, Penguin Australia

2006 Magic Lessons Second Volume of the Magic or Madness trilogy, New York, Penguin/Razorbill Melbourne, Penguin Australia

2005 Magic or Madness First Volume of the Magic or Madness trilogy, New York, Penguin/Razorbill Melbourne, Penguin Australia

2004 (reprint) “The Cruel BrotherThe Best of Strange Horizons: Year Two Edited by Kelli Carlson, Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA, Lethe Press

2004 “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” Agog! Smashing Stories Edited by Cat Sparks, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Agog Press

2002 “The Mark”, Say . . . Was That a Kiss? Edited by Christopher Rowe, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Fortress of Words

2002 “Four Scenarios”, . . . Is This a Cat? Edited by Christopher Rowe, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Fortress of Words

2001 “The Cruel Brother“, 22 October, Strange Horizons



Midas a 1999 AFTRS production, 35mm, Colour, 5m.
Director: Niki Bern; Scriptwriter: Justine Larbalestier; Producer: Isabel Perez.


Midas awards, sales & screenings:

2001: Canal Plus, Belgium; Canal Plus, Sweden; Canal Plus, Poland.

2000: Canal Plus, France
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, USA
Ronin Cinemas, screens Midas with Onegin, Canberra, Australia
Rencontre Internationales Henri Langlois – Poitiers, France
Transmediale International Media Art festival, Berlin, Germany
Australian Animation & Effects Festival, Sydney, Australia
Auburn International Film & Video Festival for Children & Young Adults, Sydney, Australia.

1999: Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, USA. 2nd place for best animation
Toronto Digital Image Festival, Canada
Women on Women (WOW) Film Festival, Australia; Melbourne Film Festival, Australia.

Radio script

2001 With Ellen Kushner, “Breakups”, script for WGBH Radio Boston’s Sound & Spirit program, 58:59m.
Aired on WGBH-FM 89.7 at 5pm, Sunday 4 February 2001
WNYC-FM 93.9 at 7:00 AM, Sunday 4 February 2001 and on more than 100 other radio stations around the USA.
“Breakups” won a 2002 Clarion Award for Regular Feature Program (Radio).


2006 Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century Hanover, New Hampshire & London, Wesleyan University Press. 350 pp.

2004 “The Only Thing Better than Killing a Slayer: Heterosexuality and Sex in Buffy the Vampire Slayer“, Reading the Vampire Slayer: The Unofficial Critical Companion to Buffy and Angel Second Edition. Edited by Roz Kaveney, London, I. B.Tauris & Company, pp. 195-219.

2003 “A Buffy Confession”, Seven Seasons of Buffy Edited by Glenn Yeffeth, Dallas, Texas, BenBella Books, pp. 80-92.

2003 with Helen Merrick. “The Revolting Housewife: Women and Science Fiction in the 1950s”, The Fifties Fictions issue of ParaDoxa: Studies in World Literary Genres edited by Josh Lukin and Samuel R. Delany, pp. 136-156.

read an extract2002 The Battle of The Sexes In Science Fiction Hanover, New Hampshire & London, Wesleyan University Press, 304 pp.

2002 “The New York Nexus and American Science Fiction in the Postwar Period”, Extrapolation, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 277-287.

2002 “Buffy’s Mary Sue is Jonathan: Buffy the Vampire Slayer acknowledges the fans”, Fighting the Forces: Essays On The Meaning Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer edited by David Lavery & Rhonda Wilcox, Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 227-38.

2001 “Researching the New York Futurians”, Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, No. 82 Summer, pp. 45-52.

1999 “Tiptree Stories”, in Women of Other Worlds: Excursions in Science Fiction and Feminism edited by Helen Merrick and Tess Williams, Perth, University of West Australia Press, pp. 355-369.

1999 Opulent Darkness: the Werewolves of Tanith Lee Newcastle, A Babel Handbook, Nimrod Books, 25 pp.

1999 “The Notion of Community in Science Fiction”, The Coode Street Review, No. 1, September, pp. 27-31.

1997 “Ending the Battle of the Sexes? Hermaphroditism in Venus Plus X by Theodore Sturgeon and ‘Motherhood Etc’ by L. Timmel Duchamp”, The New York Review of Science Fiction No. 101 January, pp. 14-17.

1996 “The James Tiptree, Jr. Award”, geekgirl No. 7, p. 16.

1995/96 “Telling Stories: an interview with Mandy Sayer”, Cafe: an Interview Magazine No. 7 Summer, pp. 3-5. (Part of this interview appeared in the Australian Book Review. No. 177 December 1995/ January 1996, p. 42.)

1995 “Michael Blumlein”, in the St James Guide to Science Fiction Writers 4th ed. Preface by H. Bruce Franklin. Ed. Jay Pederson. Bibliographic Ed. Robert Reginald. New York, St James Press, pp. 84-6.

1995 “An Eidolon Interview with the Editors of She’s Fantastical: Lucy Sussex and Judith Raphael Buckrich”, Eidolon No. 19 Spring, pp. 59-63.

1994 Review of R. A. MacAvoy’s The Belly of the Wolf in The New York Review of Science Fiction, No. 71 July, pp. 6-7.

1994 Review essay of Diane Hamer and Belinda Budge’s The Good, the Bad and the Gorgeous, Phoenix Review No. 10 December, pp. 100-104.

1992 “Science Fiction”, Indecorum Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 3-7.