My Amazon Author Page can be viewed here
My flash fiction, ‘Feathered’ is available over at Five:2:One Magazine and includes an audio recording of me reading my story.
My flash fiction, ‘A Blue So Bright it Hurt Your Heart’, is available over at New Flash Fiction as part of their seven banned words feature.
My flash fiction, ‘Back when you were River Phoenix’ Lover’ will appear in Cheap Pop on February 6th 2018
My flash fiction, ‘HB’ (a previous version of which was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in 2014) will be published in The Sunlight Press on February 20th 2018
My short story – ‘Shaun, Still Barred’ will appear in the Unbound Anthology ‘Still Barred’ (Ed. John Mitchinson) in Spring 2018
My short story ‘Melanzane al Forno’ (previously shortlisted for the Sunderland Short Story Award in 2016 under the title, ‘Aubergine’) will be published in Jellyfish Review in March 4th 2018
My flash fiction story, ‘A Hotel Room in Amsterdam’, will appear in Fictive Dream on March 25th 2018
My flash fiction, ‘Somnambulists’, is available via the short story dispenser at Edmonton International Airport
My short story, ‘Saguaro Night’ is available over at The Short Story
My micro-fiction is available in the Storytelling edition of The Creative Review
Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in the Flash Fiction Category
My short story, ‘ESO 378 Nebula’, is available in the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology
My Psychological Thriller, ‘Complicity’ was longlisted for the 2017 Bath Novel Award.
My short story, ‘Catch it, hold on to it, never let it go’, is available in Issue 8 of The Nottingham Review in July 2017
My flash fiction , ‘Coconut Fever’ is available at Ink, Sweat and Tears
My flash fiction, ‘The Queen Of The Netherlands’, is available at at Foliate Oak Literary Magazine
2016: Longlisted for the Bath Children’s Novel Award with my Young Adult novel, ‘Tell Me, Cody, Where’d You Go?’
2016: Faber Academy Quick Fic Runner-Up with my very short story ‘Swans’
2016: My flash fiction ‘424 Likes’ is included in the 2016 National Flash Fiction Day Anthology ‘A Box Of Stars Beneath The Bed’
2016: My flash fiction ‘Sunshine and Pigeons’ was publshed in the Flash Flood Journal on June 25th 2016
2016: Shortlisted for the Sunderland Short Story Award
2016: Longlisted for the Bath Short Story Award
2016: BBC World Service International Playwriting Competition Commended for my play “Digging”
2016: Shortlisted for the A3 Review micro-fiction competion with my micro fiction ‘Tell Me About It‘
2016: Shortlisted for the A3 Review micro-fiction competition with my micro fiction ‘Aubergine‘
2015: Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize Short Story Category
2015: Short story “Struck” in Writers Abroad 2015 Anthology “Kaleidoscope”
2015: Short story “Hush Said The Grass” in Crack The Spine
2015: ‘Walking Inside Ourselves’ an essay on Janet Frame in Thresholds
2015: My review of ‘Dinosaurs On Other Planets’ by Danielle McLaughlin in The Irish Times
2015: Longlisted for Flash 500 quarterly competition
2014: Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize Flash Fiction Category
2014: My story “The Gymnast” a notable story in the Story South Million Writers Award .
2014: Litro Magazine My Biggest Secret story competition winner with my short story “Mother Love”
2014: National Flash Fiction Day 2014 flash fiction “Where Memories Live” in 2014 Anthology “Eating My Words”
2014: Litro Magazine Environmental Disaster short story prize for my story “Tulips”
2014: Longlisted for Flash 500 quarterly competition
2013: Editor’s Choice Prize Raymond Carver Short Story Competition Carve Literary Magazine for my short story “The Gymnast”
2013: Stories For Homes Anthology edited by Debi Alper and Sally Swingewood.
“Ten Stories High”
2013: National Flash Fiction Day Calum Kerr’s Flash Flood Selection
“Worse Things Happen At Sea”
2013: Accelerate Education
Three stories used in Language Arts 10 module
2009: BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition
Commended for my radio play “How To Carve Small Figurines”
2004: The Guardian Poetry Workshop With Ruth Fainlight
For my poem “It’s Only When He Turns The Pages, Touches The Paper, That His Eyes Light Up”
2001: BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition
Regional Winner for Europe for my radio play “The Circus”.
JOURNALISM & ESSAYS
Interview with Kerrin Piché Serna 3rd place winner in 2014 Raymond Carver Contest for Carve Magazine – print only.
WRITING RELATED PROJECTS & COURSES FOLLOWED
On May 14th 2016 I gave a talk on flash fiction at the American Book Center in The Hague
From November 2013 to October 2016 I was a Senior Advisor and Editor for Mash Stories
From November 2014 to April 2015 I was the Flash Fiction Editor for Litro Magazine
In June 2014 I was an editor for The Write In event as part of National Flash Fiction Day (UK)
Guest judge for the 2014 Carve Magazine Esoteric Prize
In March 2016 I completed the Advanced Creative Writing Course with Oxford University Department of Continuing Education. Tutored by Elizabeth Garner.
In June 2016 I completed the ‘Starting to Write Your Novel’ course with Curtis Brown Creative
October 2016 I completed the Fast Flash Workshop taught by Kathy Fish
INTERVIEWS WITH ME
I spoke to F.C. Malby about my writing process and editing work over at her blog
I discuss writing in an interview with Marie Gethins over at The Short Story
I spoke to Matthew Limpede, Executive Editor of Carve Magazine about my writing process and my short story The Gymnast in the Fall 2013 edition of Carve Magazine (print only)
If you would like to contact me regarding journalistic work, please send me a message via the form below. Thank you.