kim westwood – works

novels I short stories I fellowships & grants I awards


The Courier’s New Bicycle, HarperCollins (2011)
The Daughters of Moab, HarperCollins (2008)

short stories

‘Luv Story’ Dreaming in the Dark (2016)
‘Hole’ The Review of Australian Fiction vol. 8, issue 3 (2013)
‘Trouble in Nine Acts’ Winner: Judges’ Prize, Scarlet Stiletto Awards (2011)
'By Any Other Name' Anywhere But Earth (2011)
‘Last Drink Bird Head’ Last Drink Bird Head (2009)
‘Nightship’ Dreaming Again (2008); Year's Best Australian SF&Fantasy - Fifth Volume (2010)
‘Cassandra’s Hands’ Eidolon I (2006)
‘1Blue’ Agog! Ripping Reads (2006)
‘Terning tha Weel’ Aurealis #36 (2005)&Year’s Best Australian SF&Fantasy Vol. 3 (2007)
‘Haberdashery’ The Devil in Brisbane (2005)
‘Tripping Over the Light Fantastic’ Orb #6 (2004); Year’s Best Australian SF&Fantasy Vol. 1 (2005)
‘Stella’s Transformation’ Encounters (2004); Year’s Best Fantasy #5 (2005)
‘Temenos’ Agog! Smashing Stories (2004)
‘The Oracle’ Redsine #9 (2002); Znak Sagite (2005)

articles & interviews

a month in the Old Melbourne Gaol - read here >>
falling through the genre gaps and finding wonderland - read here >>
writing the poetic apocalyptic and The Daughters of Moab - read here >>
an interview with Jeff VanderMeer - read here >>

fellowships & grants

ACT Arts fund: project grant (2014)
Retreat Fellowship: Varuna, the Writers House (2004)


Ditmar Award, Best Novel: The Courier's New Bicycle
Aurealis Award, Best Science Fiction Novel: The Courier's New Bicycle
Scarlet Stiletto Awards Judges' Prize: 'Trouble in Nine Acts'
Aurealis Award, Horror Short Story: ‘The Oracle’

Ned Kelly Award, First Crime Fiction: The Courier's New Bicycle
Davitt Award, Best Adult Crime Fiction: The Courier's New Bicycle
Tiptree Award Honour List: The Courier's New Bicycle
Aurealis Award, Science Fiction Novel: The Daughters of Moab
Aurealis Award, Fantasy Short Story: ‘Nightship’
Aurealis Award, Science Fiction Short Story: ‘Terning tha Weel’