The Latest News

Exciting things that have been happening

  • So chuffed that NFFD nominated my story "What If We Breathed Through Our Skin?" for both a Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions! I'm so honoured and still smiling madly.

  • The positivity continues with an acceptance from Fictive Dream and Dialect Writers.

  • 2021 ended in style thanks to the brilliant Mandira Pattnaik when when she included me in her WRITERS’ WINTER FAIR 2021 . Thanks for the lovely write up Mandira!

  • Celebrating the ending of my Dialect mentoring scheme, I took part in the Dialect Podcast where we chatted about mentoring for writers and our experience, as well as hosting a short reading. I read some flash fiction. You can listen along here.

  • My flash fiction piece, "The Manicure," will appear in Five on the Fifth on a fifth date soon. 

  • I'm officially a punk! My story, "Hidden in the Margins of a Gideon’s Bible," will be published in the September issue of Versification as a Misfit Micro. 

  • My story "Pick a Game From the Compendium" will be published August 31st, 2021 in Black Hare Press' 666- Dark Drabble anthology.  

  • Serious Flash Fiction Volume 7 is out now featuring some kickass tweet-length flash. My piece was chosen alongside the other 2021 winners to be published.  

  • "Waxing Crescent," a CNF micro, will appear on Five Minutes in September 2021. 

  • "The Space Between Where We’ve Been and Where We Are is Saltwater" will be published as part of Emerge Literary Journal Issue 20, September 2021.

  • Want to know more about me and my writing journey? Check out my A Fevers of the Mind Quick-9 Interview over on the Fevers of the Mind blog.

  • On July 8th, I was lucky enough to be a co-host on BBC Radio Gloucestershire alongside Jon Smith. You can listen to me talking about flash fiction and writing here.

  • As part of the 2021 National Flash Fiction Day celebrations, I read my story "What if We Breathed Through Our Skin." Being an introverted writer, I'm not the best at being recorded, but I'm proud that I did this! See the recording here.

  • "The Locked Cupboard" was accepted by Reflex Fiction. To be published in August 2021.

  • Read my blog post "Finding the Right Fit" at Dialect. I wrote this piece about my experience on their mentorship programme.  

  • My story "Teaching a Clean Front Kick" has been Shortlisted for the 
    eighteenth Bath Flash Fiction Award and will be published in their anthology in December