MY ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL WORKSHOP JUNE 2023
I was delighted to deliver a workshop on character through dialogue at Chelmsford Library. Feedback was wonderful and it was great to meet writers at different stages of their journey. Keep tuning in to those conversations on buses, folks!
COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT AWARDS April 2023
Delighted to attend the comedy women in print awards at the Groucho Club, Soho. My story ‘Glue’ will be part of a witty women anthology to be published in September so time to celebrate.
Met lots of lovely funny women and took home a glossy brochure and goodie bag.
RECORDING OF RADIO PLAY IN PARIS December 2019
BUDDHA HAT – Produced by Little Wonder Radio
OPEN MIKE NIGHT COLCHESTER March 19
I read my poem ‘Every Woman’ at writers night, Makerspace, as part of celebrating Essex Book Festival.
SOLSTICE SHORTS BOOK LAUNCH March 2019
The book launch was on 21st March 2019 at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery in Greenwich. I read my story ‘VERANDA’ drank lots of wine and ate chocolate cake. A perfect evening.
THINGS WE DIDN’T KNOW – HARLOW Feb 14th
My play, Things we Didn’t Know, will be performed at Harlow Playhouse on 14th Feb 2019 as part of WRITE HERE, WRITE NOW – HERTS AND ESSEX PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL (Contexture Theatre)
THREE COURSES OF WALKING Theatre July 15
Holli Dillon to perform my monologue through the cultural quarter of Colchester.
FELIXSTOWE BOOK FESTIVAL June 14
I read my story ‘Vicar Up The Tree’ at the Orwell Hotel in Felixstowe as runner up in the Book Festival’s short story competition.
VISIT TO THE BBC MAIDA VALE STUDIOS Jan 14
Selling Shoes in Southend was a successful entry in the Making Waves Radio writing competition in association with the Essex Book Festival. Me and four other writers were chosen for a writer development programme with radio producer, Jessica Dromgoole and to visit and participate in a radio recording at the BBC Maida Vale studios.
DAW AWARD 2013
I was a runner up in the Drama Association of Wales annual playwriting competition with my play ‘Unnatural Predators’
FLING FESTIVAL 2013
I performed a selection of my poetry at the Chelmsford Fling Festival to a packed tent as part of a star studded line up including Francesca Martinez.