Chicken scratch

2016 – present

Pride & Possibilities is the online journal of the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation. I have edited contributions by many writers including the foundation’s chair and founder Caroline Jane Knight, authors Alison Larkin and Jane Odiwe, and television director Simon Langton.

 

2019

Published writing

  • ‘Home Time’ – short fiction (Sonder, issue 1)
  • ‘Cloud Heat’ – short fiction (Gutter, issue 20)

Awards

  • Winner – Flash Fiction Competition (Lymington Writers, judged by Claire Fuller who commented: “This piece of flash fiction was intriguing from the title to the very last word. The author created a perfect mysterious and unsettling tone that matched the story about a child kept indoors and a disappeared mother. I loved the fresh and vivid imagery, and the deliciously ambiguous ending.”)
  • Shortlisted – Short Story Competition (Writers Bureau)
  • Longlisted – Short Story Competition (Flash 500)

 

2017

Published writing

Awards

  • Runner-up – The Emerging Writer Award (Moniack Mhor/The Bridge Awards)
  • Shortlisted – Flash Fiction Competition (Writers Bureau)

Readings

  • Encounter – Story Shop 2017 (Edinburgh International Book Festival)

Other

 

2013

Published writing

  • ‘Bronte’ – short fiction (Voiceworks, issue 94, p. 44-45)

Readings

  • ‘Bronte’ – live reading (The Wheeler Centre – Debut Mondays event)
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