Photograph by Naomi Woddis

Latest News – Jan 2018

My flash story, ‘Groceries’, won Writers HQ’s LGBTQ flash fiction competition! It will be published shortly.

On Saturday Feb 2nd you can find me in the delicious surroundings of the amazing Gladstone’s Library near Chester as part of the Hearth festival, chatting about the many forms of my writing so far and what I might do next (who knows?) Come join us by the fire!

So – I’veab060-whiteroadcover-195x300 made my very first audiobook! Produced by the excellent SoundByte Recording, you can listen to me reading stories from my first collection, The White Road & Other Stories (Salt Modern Fiction, 2008). Available from Audible and Amazon –   click here to hear me reading a sample story, my flash story, Plaits.

Booking has just opened for the Arvon course in Hybrid Writing I am co-tutoring with the amazing Maria Fusco at Lumb Bank in Yorkshire in Oct 2019. There are bursaries are available – more details here >>

I offer short story editing services – visit this page for more details. If you’d like to invite me to read and talk about short stories & poetry at your event, institution or conference I’d be delighted. Here is the list of 2017/18 events so far…

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