LET’S WORK TOGETHER!

I don't often shout about this, but alongside my writing, I also take on freelance editing projects and writing/publishing consultation sessions. This week I've re-opened the doors to new projects - and I want to work with YOU! Already, I am fully booked until 1st June, but if you need help with your latest manuscript,

Chairing Bettany Hughes event at Hostry Festival

Really thrilled to be chairing an event with one of my all-time favourite heroes Bettany Hughes for this year’s Hostry Festival! A TALE OF THREE CITIES: ISTANBUL2pm, Saturday 26th October 2019At The Hostry, Norwich CathedralTickets £15 (£12 conc)BOOK NOW: https://hostryfestival.org/Or via the Norwich Theatre Royal Box Office on 01603 598676 This is going to be a real treat for history nerds and literary

Suspirium Viridae published in Ash Tales

Hello everyone, I hope you're all having wonderful summers (or winters in the southern hemisphere!) I just got back from my own summer holidays, to find that the fabulous folks at Ash Tales have published my flash fiction story Suspirium Viridae on their site! You can read it for free, online, right now, RIGHT HERE!

‘Not Every Train’ reading video

Had a fab time reading at Flashing Norwich yesterday evening. Huge thanks to Helen and Chris for organising and hosting and inviting me along to read - can't wait for the next one! If you didn't manage to make it last night but you'd still like to listen to me reading something, it turns out

Reading at Flashing Norwich July Event

It’s time for another Flashing Norwich event at Café Bar Marzano’s in Norwich from 7-9pm tomorrow. I’m super excited to be reading alongside Christopher Allen, Vijay Khurana, Jemma Morris, Sim Ralph, Helen Rye, James Smart, Judi Walsh, Julia Webb and special guest, performance poet Cai Draper. Entry is FREE, so come on down Norwich folks!

Story Cities Anthology Launch

Had such a fun and lovely evening at the Story Cities Anthology launch last Thursday - a gorgeous venue at the University of Greenwich and huge thanks to Rosamund, Kam and Cherry for organising such a lovely evening. It was such a joy to read and meet so many lovely folk! If you want to

Reading at Story Cities Launch in London

I'm very excited to be one of the readers at the launch of the flash fiction anthology Story Cities published by Arachne Press in collaboration with Greenwich University. I'll be reading an extract from 'Not Every Train', the flash fiction story selected for the anthology. The launch party will be on 20th June from 7pm

Publication in Story Cities Anthology

Yippie, some fiction news! I am super excited to say that my flash fiction Not Every Train has been accepted for publication in the Story Cities anthology. The anthology is a collaboration between Greenwich University and Arachne Press, here's what the lovely publishers have to say about it: Story Cities explore ways in which stories respond to, reflect and re-imagine

Haiku in WILD anthology

Some more lovely poetry news! I'm very pleased to have had a poem publishing in Wild: The British Haiku Society Anthology 2018! It's an annual collection that comes out every year from the British Haiku Society, and it's full of really gorgeous poems. I really thoroughly recommend it as a read, and you can pick up a copy for £4

Kingston University Masterclass talk

Yesterday evening, I had a fantastic time giving a talk at Kingston University as part of the MA Publishing and Creative Writing Masterclass series. The students were all so clued up and asked really great, insightful questions. The talk focussed on neoliberalism, the ecosystem of reading and permaculture publishing. I had so much fun 'booking

Lecture at City University

I had the most marvellous time yesterday speaking at City University on the MA Publishing programme. We discussed the cold war between self-publishing and traditional publishing, and the effects that's had on the industry. Fascinating stuff! It's the second year in a row I've been a guest lecturer at City on this course, and it