marlee jane ward

Welcome To Orphancorp
Winner of the Viva La Novella Prize & the Victorian Premiers Literary Award for YA. Nominated for The NSW Premiers Award, an Aurealis Award & the Norma K Hemming Award.

'Welcome to Orphancorp is harrowing, scarily real, and ultimately super moving.’ Charlie Jane Anders (i09)
Nominated for Best YA Novel in the Aurealis Awards

‘Even as she tells the story of a world driven wild with capitalism, she points towards the possibility of more. Psynode is confronting and raw. Ward is a phenomenal new voice in Australian YA with a powerful imagination and an enviable talent.’ Books And Publishing
Nominated for Best Science Fiction Novella in the Aurealis Awards

‘It’s full of brilliantly compact, atmospheric world-building, with gritty characters you care about.' Sydney Morning Herald

Rats, Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories, 2019
Nominated for The Norma K Hemming Award and Best YA Short Story in the Aurealis Awards
Voyeur, Curious Fictions, 2019
Starving To Death In Brunswick West, Slink Chunk Press, August 2017
The Rainmaker Goddess, Hallowed Shaz, Feminartsy, April, 2017
Nominated for Best Fantasy Short Story in the Aurealis Awards
Atavistacular, Andromeda Spaceways Magazine, Issue 64, September 2016
The Beasts and the Birthday, Aurealis Magazine, Issue 9, 2016
Fert, In Your Face, Fablecroft Publishing, June 2016
Phasing In, Phasing Out, The Sockdolager, Issue 5, Spring 2016
The Structure, Slink Chunk Press, March 2016
2nd place in the 2014 Katharine Susannah Prichard Short Fiction Award
Reconstituted, Apex Magazine, December 2015 Winner of Apex Magazine's Flash Fiction Competition
Who’s A Good Boy?, Vice Terraform, October 2015
Apocalypse Babe Mad Scientist Journal, Autumn 2015
The Walking Thing, Interfictions 2015
Big Dad Energy, Kill Your Darlings, September 2020 & Released in audio by All The Best Radio
Money For Something (written as Mia Walsch), Echo Publishing, July 2020
What I'm Reading, Meanjin, 2019
Invisible, until… Overland, September 2018
Out of Here, Scum Magazine, January 2018