IMG_1323_face0Hooray! Shortlisted AGAIN in the Bridport Prize for Flash Fiction this year.

Highly Commended in 2012, Shortlisted in 2016 & 2017.

Read Pheasant and the other pieces on the Flash Fiction Page.

I write poetry, am working on a first novel  (working title, The Divine and Sexual History of April Golding and Timothy Finch) and a flash fiction novella.

Graduated this summer with an MA in Creative Writing & Publishing, from West Dean College, West Sussex. 

Recently moved to Glasgow, having worked previously in Stourbridge, West Midlands. logo


Associate member SoAScotland







City of murals, stories on walls.

If you’re an aspiring writer who could use support and mentoring, see my Mentoring page for details.



Responses to my poetry:

Hooray, hooray for Peter Howe of Transition Town Stourbridge for bringing us the Transition Town Rap! It’s fantastic!

Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition Network


This is a beautiful and very dramatic poem. (On Lev, the Lion-Hearted Hare.)

Sally Polson, Senior Commissioning Editor, Floris Books


… deep, yet light, playful and at moments, profound.

Wanda Root, USA


Thank you very much for this wonderful poetry.

Michitaka Seki, Hirosaki, Japan


I just read and read – right to the end – loved them!

Melanie Taylor, Stourbridge


… some of them should go well with music, Scottish of course!  Are you going to stick your job?

Duncan Ross, Black Isle


…witty, profound, warm and moving; thought and discussion-provoking too!

Rev. Monika Knight, East Grinstead


Your poetry is magic!

Maria Mountain, Bewdley, Worcs


Your muse above shines below.




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