News & Events

  • Live Show, Drink Included has been shortlisted for the 2019 Edge Hill Prize.
  • I have two posts on the wonderful Something Rhymed website, which celebrates friendships between women writers. The first is a short piece about the friendship between the writers Beryl Bainbridge and Bernice Rubens. The second is about my long friendship with the winner of Canada’s 2018 Writers’ Trust Award for fiction, Kathy Page.
  • Another great organisation, Spread the Word, invited me to interview Maria Thomas, winner of the 2017 London Short Story Prize. Our conversation is the first in their Writers’ Corner series.

Stories from Live Show online:

  • Click here to read In the Current Climate, which won the I is Another short story competition.
  • My story ‘Stranger’ appeared on in September.
  • You can listen to my audio version of Debts on the USA’s Drum Literary Magazine.
  • On Monday 1 October 2018, I read at the Brixton Book Jam.
  • On Thursday 15th November I took part in an event to celebrate the publication of Mechanics Institute Rewiew 15 at Brick Lane Books. Other readers on the bill were Arhondia, Jay Barnett, Len Lukowski, Cheryl Powell, Ingrid Jendrzewski, Kate Ellis and Julia Bell.