Mammals, I Think We Are Called Number 2 of the eighteen stories in my debut short story collection, Mammals, I Think We Are Called. A writing retreat deteriorates into a confused reality when a sinister writing tutor goes to war with a hare. Read an excerpt: I have been sitting at this table forever, staring … Read more
The Goldfinch is Fine Number 1 of the eighteen stories in my debut short story collection, Mammals, I Think We Are Called. A weatherman reporting on looming environmental disaster finds the courage to come out. Read an excerpt: “Slept well?” Kimani, the makeup artist, asks in an arch tone. The weatherman glances up at him … Read more
Q&A and Reading Wednesday November 30th 202219:15 – 20:15OnlinePay what you can: Suggested donation £5 or £2.50 This event is part of Arvon’s Tania Hershman Season – We Are All Made of Stories Tania Hershman: Arvon Writer in Residence Autumn ’22 / Winter ’23 Tania Hershman has become Arvon’s third Writer in Residence, curating a … Read more
29 November 2022, 19:30 – 20:30 GMTOnlineTickets: Buy a ticket on Eventbrite Leone Ross, author of This One Sky Day, and I will be discussing the importance of developing and sustaining great writing relationships. Leone Ross was my mentor during my Word Factory Apprenticeship in 2019/2020. She helped me edit and arrange my short story … Read more
Publication date tbc. So excited to get an acceptance from Nightjar Press for ‘The Little Ghost’. The publisher and editor is Nicholas Royle and stories are published in limited edition single short-story chapbooks by individual authors.
Radio: interview, Sunburnt Saints anthology 28th November 2021 Chiltern Voice Book Club Chiltern Voice Book Club celebrates the launch of Sunburnt Saints, an anthology of climate change fiction, with interviews and song choices from some of the contributors, as well as from Andy Leach and Hannah Persaud, founders of Massive Overheads. The anthology is available … Read more
I read an excerpt for my story, ‘THe Goldfinch is Dead’, published by Seventy2One. The story won first prize in the Seventy2One Climate Fiction Competition and is published in Sunburnt Saints: An Anthology of Climate Fiction. Reading from ‘The Goldfinch is Dead’, alongside other writers in the Sunburnt Saints anthology, Roaring 20s Radio (20/11/2021), Soho … Read more
I’m absolutely thrilled my short story, ‘The Goldfinch is Fine’, won first place in the Seventy2One Short Story Competition, judged by Lucie McKnight Hardy, published in the Sunburnt Saints anthology, Edited by Hannah Persaud, in November 2021. (First published by TSS Publishing.) Order a copy here.
This event is now over, but you can watch it below. I’ll be discussing anthologies with Clare Bogen from 3 of Cups Press as part of this FREE event by Fincham Press, Roehampton University. “We invite you to find hidden treasure in our two latest student writing anthologies: The Box and All That Glitters. Each … Read more
Looking forward to chatting with Shreya Sen-Handley and Dan Powell on a short story panel at The Writers’ Conference 2021Writing East Midlands in partnership with University of Lincoln Find out more: THE WRITERS’ CONFERENCE 2021 4 DAYS – FULLY ONLINEThursday 8th to Sunday 11th April 8 April 2021: Panel: the Long and Short of it: … Read more
I’m delighted (and excited!) to have been chosen as a finalist to attend the DHA New Writers’ Open Week in January 2021.
I’m absolutely thrilled to have a story forthcoming in MAINSTREAM, an anthology of stories from the edges, from Inkandescent. You can pre-order a copy here.