Publications and Prizes


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