‘The Goldfinch is Fine’, won first place in the Seventy2One Short Story Competition, judged by Lucie McKnight Hardy, and will be reprinted in Sunburnt Saints anthology, Edited by Hannah Persaud, FORTHCOMING Nov 2021.

‘Pain is a Liar’, Dreamland: Other Stories anthology, Edited by Sophie Essex, Black Shuck Books, 2021.

‘Scaffolding’, MAINSTREAM, an anthology of stories from the edges, Inkandescent, 2021.

‘Their Disappearing Edges’, Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens, Edited by Rhonda Parrish, Tyche Books, 2020.

‘Ape Code’, Unsung Stories, 2020.

‘Walking on a Rugged Fur’, Stonecoast Review, 2020.

‘Drowning’, The Shadow Booth: Vol. 4, 2019.

Wolphinia’, reprinted in Songs for the Elephant Man anthology, Mantle Lane Press, 2019.

‘Dividual’, Cōnfingō 10, 2018.

 ‘Everybody Knows That Place’, Black Static 66, 2018.

‘You Don’t Hunt a Man’, Litro Online, 2018.

‘The Goldfinch is Fine’, TSS Publishing, 2018.

‘Paper Dolls’, Gone Lawn, 2018.

‘Funeral’, Ellipsis Zine, 2018.

‘The Day the Other Dad Died’, Dark Lane Anthology Vol. 6, 2018.

‘Rabbit is my Name’, Flight Journal, Issue 5, 2017.

‘I Probably Am a Lonely One’ (reprint), sguar(di)versi Vol. 4, 2017.

‘Tonnage’ The Lonely Crowd, Issue 8, 2017. (Article: ‘On Writing Tonnage’)

‘As You Follow’, Best British Short Stories 2017 (Salt), 2017.

‘As You Follow’, Brighton Prize & Stories from Rattle Tales anthology 2016 (pub 2017).

‘As You Follow’, Flakes of a Fire Anthology,  Aurora Poetry and Short Fiction Competition 2016.

‘The Dogs Aren’t Barking’, Supernatural Tales, 34, 2017 (print, e-book).

‘Wolphinia’, Reckoning, 1, 2016, (print, e-book, online). (Interview)

‘Tidelines’, Litro Magazine, 2016 (print, online).

‘Mom2’, Firewords Quarterly, Issue 7, 2016.

‘Grow Your Gorilla’, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2016 (online).

‘I Probably Am a Lonely One’, The Elbow Room Prize  Anthology, 2016. (Judges’ report)

‘Mammals, I Think We Are Called’, The Stockholm Review of Literature, 2016.

‘The Yellow Sun‘, Litro Online, 2015.

‘When You Fell’, Ambit Issue 222, 2015.

‘Ape Songs’, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, No. 33, 2015. (Interview)

‘Even Birds Dream’, Bare Fiction, Issue 5, 2015.

‘Moonlighter’, The Queen’s Head, Issue 6, 2015.

‘Are You Cold, Monkey? Are You Cold?’, Mslexia, Issue 61, 2014. (Judge, Nicci Gerrard’s report)

‘Crying Under a Bush’, Riptide Journal, Volume 10, 2014.

‘She’s Wearing Out Our Door’, The Pygmy Giant, 2014.

‘Thin’, Mslexia, Issue 53, 2012. (Judge, Ann VanderMeer’s report)

‘The Scarlet Ape’, The Global Short Story Competition, February 2012.

‘Mr Brahms’, Wet Ink, Issue 21, 2010.

‘Trust’, Message in the Bottle and Other Stories Anthology, 2009.


  • ‘The Goldfinch is Fine’, First place, Seventy2One Short Story Competition, October 2021.
  • ‘The Edges of Seasons’, Highly Commended, Faversham Literary Festival Short Story Competition 2019.
  • Cambridge Short Story Prize 2018, longlist (story withdrawn as accepted elsewhere).
  • ‘Funeral’, Shortlist, TSS Press, Flash Fiction Competition, autumn 2017.
  • ‘Grow your Gorilla’, Highly Commended, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2016.
  • ‘Grow your Gorilla’, Bridport Prize short story shortlist 2016.
  • ‘I Probably Am a Lonely One,’ 3rd Prize Short Fiction, The Elbow Room, 2016. 
  • ‘As You Follow’, 3rd Prize Short Fiction, Aurora Poetry and Short Fiction competition 2016.
  • ‘As You Follow’, selected for Rattle Tales, Brighton Fringe. Festival Show, 2016. 
  • ‘Blank’, Highly Commended, Manchester Fiction Prize 2015.
  • ‘When you Fell’, 3rd Prize, Ambit Short Fiction Competition 2015.
  • ‘Lessons in Love’, Longlisted, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2014.
  •  ‘All the Shapes of Love’, Shortlisted, Mslexia Short Story Competition 2013. 
  • ‘Moonlighter’, Longlisted, HISSAC Short Story Competition 2013. 
  • ‘The Scarlet Ape’, Highly commended, The Global Short Story Competition, February 2012. 
  • ‘Trust’, Commended, Leaf Books Short Story Competition 2009.

Selection of Covers

Best British Short Stories 2017, edited by Nicholas Royle (Salt)

Riptide Volume 10

Ambit 222

The Lonely Crowd, Issue 8

Mslexia, issue 61

Bare Fiction issue 5

Confingo Magazine 10

Mslexia, issue 53 cover
Litro #158, December 2016
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet #33
Dark Lane Anthology, Volume 6
Firewords Quarterly #7
The Queen's Head - a literary zine
Brighton Prize 2016, Stories from Rattle Tales
Black Static, 66