Home for Crisis

Posted on Mar 24, 2016 in Books, Latest, Short Stories

I’m delighted to be part of a new short story anthology raising money for homeless charity Crisis. Published by Stripes, an imprint of Little Tiger, the collection called I’ll Be Home For Christmas will feature 14 stories on the theme of home. Other authors confirmed include, Holly Bourne, Sarah Crossan, Melvin Burgess, Benjamin Zephaniah, Tom Becker, […]

Bridport Bonus

Posted on Sep 16, 2013 in Latest, Short Stories

I’m so excited to have made the shortlist for the 2013 Bridport Prize in the short story category. The competition was judged by Michele Roberts, and a full shortlist and list of this year’s prizewinners goes up on the Bridport Prize website soon. After last year’s shortlisting for Salt Publishing’s Scott Prize for my unpublished […]

Come To The Cabaret *UPDATED*

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 in Latest, Short Stories

*UPDATE* 9/11/12 The Berko Speakeasy has sold out! If you would like to put your name on the waiting list for tickets email [email protected].     20/9/12 To celebrate National Short Story Week I’ll be hosting The Berko Speakeasy –  a stylish cabaret of short stories in the Greene Room, Kings Arms, Berkhamsted.   Short Story […]

The Ex Factor

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 in Latest, Short Stories

Read my creepy tale Kayleigh written especially for Halloween FOR FREE on the Ether Books app. Kayleigh is a dark, psychological tale about a girl who is obsessed with her partner’s ex-girlfriend. All you need to do is head over to www.etherbooks.com, download the free app onto your iPhone or iPad and you’ll find my […]

Short Stories Aloud

Posted on May 28, 2012 in Latest, Short Stories

I’ll be digging out my American accent to read a brilliant short story by Rebecca Makkai at the new Short Stories Aloud event in Oxford on Tuesday 29th May. Then I’ll be putting the American accent away and reading two super-short stories by Caroline Smailes from her current co-authored collection Freaks. Come and join me […]

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