Awards, Appearances, Radio, and Events



Commonwealth Government scholarship and stipend for an MPhil in Creative Writing at the University of Queensland, 2018-2019

Jacky Winter Gardens residency, October 2017

Winner of a 2017 Griffith Review Queensland Writer’s Fellowship

Recipient of Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2017 writing mentorship

Recipient of the 2016 Ubud Writers Festival Exchange Program Scholarship

Inaugural Kat Muscat Fellow (March 2016 to March 2017)

Shortlisted for the Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency 2016


writers festivals and literary events

Bri has appeared at festivals such as: Melbourne Writers Festival, Byron Writers Festival, Brisbane Writers Festival, Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Emerging Writers Festival, National Young Writers Festival, and Noted Festival. 

She has also spoken at events like: Women of Letters, Creative Mornings, Walkley's Storyology Conference, Queensland Young Writers Conference, Junkee Junket, Yarn Storytelling, and The Stella Prize's Girls Write Up.

abc radio 

ABC Radio National 'The Bookshelf' program discussing the latest in international fiction on 2 March 2018 and 13 April 2018.

ABC Radio National – Late Night Live with Phillip Adams “Women and the Law”

ABC Radio National’s Books and Arts Program with Sarah Kanowski – Quit Your Job and Become a Writer (Part 1) and with Michael Cathcart – Quit Your Job and Become a Writer (Part 2)

avid reader bookstore

Bri is the Assistant Events Manager at Avid Reader in Brisbane. In this role she regularly hosts or facilitates in-conversation sessions, panels, and launches with Australian and international authors. 

For all the upcoming events, visit the Avid Reader events page.

Highlights include: Draw Your Weapons by Sarah Sentilles, Miss Ex-Yugoslavia by Sofija Stefanovic, and Adult Fantasy by Briohny Doyle.


Speeches, workshops, and Schools

Bri has delivered guest lectures to Masters-level creative writing students and has also addresses undergraduate law students in tutorials. 

In the last two years she has run several writing and freelancing workshops for organisations like Kill Your Darlings and the Emerging Writers Festival. 

Bri is represented by Booked Out speakers agency, and if you'd like her to speak at your event or school, please go to their website here.