Short Stories, Flash Fiction, Prose Poems & Essays

Something and Nothing, Pen Portrait, and Inside Out
Three stories commissioned by researchers at the University of Manchester, and published in The Sociological Review. READ ONLINE

The Light of Day
A short story in The Honest Ulsterman. READ ONLINE

Short story in The Lampeter Review, issue 16. READ ONLINE

The Rabbit 
Short story in Prole Magazine, issue 20, later featured as The Weekend Read at For Books’ Sake, and runner-up in the Society of Authors/ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award. READ PDF

Trash into Cash 
A short story re-telling of Rumpelstiltskin in The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2: Modern Fables and Ancient Tales edited by Teika Bellamy (Mother’s Milk Books).

Falling Rocks
Short story in Prole Magazine, issue 19.

Birth Stories
Creative non-fiction, commended in The Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize and published in The Story of Us (Mother’s Milk Books).

One Rat for Every Person
Flash fiction in Eating My Words: National Flash Fiction Day Anthology edited by Calum Kerr and Holly Howitt (Gumbo Press).   

Good Enough to Eat 
Prose poem in The Mom Egg Review, and later selected to feature in Mothers Are Making Art – a collaborative project between Procreate Project and the Museum of Motherhood in New York city. READ ONLINE

My Parents Kept Almost Every Pair of Glasses They Ever Owned 
Creative non-fiction at The Pygmy Giant. READ ONLINE

The Art of the TV Chefs 
Flash fiction in Scraps: National Flash Fiction Day Anthology edited by Calum Kerr, Angela Readman and Amy Mackelden (Gumbo Press).

The Opposite of Metaphor
Prose poem in The Mom Egg Review.

Meeting the Lobster 
Flash fiction, winner of the Bridport Prize and published in The Bridport Prize Anthology.

In My Mother’s Garden 
Creative non-fiction in Literary MamaREAD ONLINE

Book Reviews

Review of Something Special, Iris Murdoch’s only published short story. READ ONLINE

Review of Story Cities, an anthology of flash fiction edited by Rosamund Davies, Cherry Potts and Kam Rehal (Arachne Press).  READ ONLINE

Review of Melting Point, a short story collection by Baret Magarian (Salt). READ ONLINE

Review of The Dressing-Up Box, a short story collection by David Constantine (Comma Press). READ ONLINE

Review of The Forgotten and the Fantastical, vol. 5, an anthology edited by Teika Bellamy (Mothers Milk Books). READ ONLINE

Review of An Inheritance, a novella-in-flash by Diane Simmons (V. Press). READ ONLINE