Short Stories

EGT Short Story Competition – Bill’s Garden (Oct 2022)

I won the EGT/Beth Chatto competition with my story, Bill’s Garden

Myslexia magazine: Strangers don’t know your name (June 2022)

Delighted that my story – Strangers don’t know your name – was published in the prestigious Mslexia.

Why is the narrator so nervous when she goes to have her eyes tested?

Review by Helen McClory

What I didn’t Say (Feb 2022)

My story, WHAT I DIDN’T SAY featured in Aayo Magazine – the webzine for new writing.

Set on a Scottish Island, two girls lie about what happened to a farm hand


Brother Oak (Jan 2022)

My story, BROTHER OAK, featured in up and coming literary and arts magazine Makarelle.

A woman leads a lonely life until she makes an oak tree her best friend. A story of connecting with nature on the deepest level.


Finding Frinton (Oct 2021)


My story, Finding Frinton won first prize in the literary festival.

This atmospheric story tells the story of searching for Frinton which is now under the sea. It is set in the not too distant future after climate change has been ignored for too long.

You can read the story here.


Strange Boy (July 2021)

Delighted to be the author’s choice winner in the ACL Essex short story competition with my story STRANGE BOY

A mythological story set in the Black Mountains about meeting a strange boy who is not quite who he seems.

You can read it here