Publications and Prizes

Publications/Competitions

Best British Short Stories 2017, edited by Nicholas Royle (Salt)As You Follow, Best British Short Stories 2017,  by Nicholas Royle (Editor) (Salt)

The Dog’s aren’t BarkingSupernatural Tales 34 – Supernatural Tales, 2017
(print, e-book)

WolphiniaReckoning 1 – Reckoning, 2016
(print, e-book, online)
– You can read an interview about the story here.

TidelinesLitro #158, December 2016 – Litro Magazine, 2016
(print, online)

Grow your GorillaHISSAC short story competition 2016 – Highly Commended, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2016

Grow your GorillaBridport Prize 2016 short stories – Bridport Prize short story shortlist 2016

‘Mom2’Firewords Quarterly #7 – Firewords Quarterly, Issue 7, 2016

‘I Probably am a Lonely One’The Elbow Room Prize 2016 – 3rd Prize Short Fiction, The Elbow Room Prize, 2016
You can read an excerpt here.
You can read the judges’ report here.

Stockholm Review‘Mammals, I think we are called’ – The Stockholm Review of Literature, 2016

Brighton Prize 2016, Stories from Rattle TalesAs You Follow – Selected for Rattle Tales’ Brighton Fringe Festival Show, 2016.
– Brighton Prize & Stories from Rattle Tales anthology 2016 (pub 2017)
– Sarah Hegarty reviewed the night here.

As You FollowFlakes of a Fire – 3rd Prize Short Fiction, Aurora Poetry and Short Fiction Competition 2016, Flakes of a Fire anthology (online).

Manchester Fiction Prize 2015Blank – Highly Commended, Manchester Fiction Prize 2015

The Yellow SunLitro – Litro Online, 2015

Ambit 222When you fell – 3rd Prize, Ambit Short Fiction Competition 2015, Ambit Issue 222

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet #33Ape Songs – Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, No. 33, 2015
– You can read an interview about the story here.

Bare Fiction issue 5Even Birds Dream – Bare Fiction, Issue 5, 2015

MoonlighterThe Queen's Head - a literary zine – The Queen’s Head, Issue 6, 2015.

Mslexia, issue 61Are you cold, monkey? Are you cold? – Mslexia, Issue 61, 2014 (guest judge, Nicci Gerrard)
You can read the judge’s comments here.

Riptide Volume 10Crying under a bush – Riptide Journal, Volume 10

The Pygmy GiantShe’s wearing out our door – The Pygmy Giant – online

HISSAC - Highlands and Islands Short Story Association Lessons in love – Longlisted, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2014

MslexiaShortlisted, Mslexia Short Story Competition 2013

HISSAC - Highlands and Islands Short Story Association Moonlighter – Longlisted, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2013

Mslexia, issue 53 coverThin – Mslexia, Issue 53, 2012 (guest Judge, Ann VanderMeer)
You can read the judge’s comments here.

Global Short Story Competition February 2012The Scarlet Ape – Highly commended, The Global Short Story Competition

Wet Ink, issue 21Mr Brahms – Wet Ink, Issue 21

Mesaage in the Bottle & Other StoriesTrust – Commended, Leaf Books Short Story Competition 2009, Message in the Bottle and Other Stories anthology