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Dirt Circus League

“I stumbled towards the Meat House, my body shaking with the violence that raged within me, as the realisation of the mistake I had made in coming here rose to the surface of my mind. This was the last place I should be. That thought was crossed by another, even more terrifying.

This is exactly where I belong.”

Set in modern-day remote Queensland, Dirt Circus League is a genre-bending young adult novel about the powerful allure of danger and the battles we face with our demons in a world beyond our control.

Dirt Circus League is available from Text Publishing 30 March 2021. 

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And if you’re interested in where the first seeds of an idea Dirt Circus League came from, you can read about it on my blog post Misadventures in Cape York, 1983.

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I acknowledge the Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of the land and waters of Australia, and pay my respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

I recognise Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples have never ceded sovereignty.