Writing


Anthologies:

  • Scarecrow, World Weaver Press, 2015: Only the Land Remembers
  • Fae, World Weaver Press, 2014: Antlers
  • Stories for HomesShelter, 2013: Unsettled
  • The BeginningChapter One Promotions, 2012: The Sea-Maid Speaks

Journals and Magazines:

  • Mslexia, Issue 66, June 2015: Still Life Moving Fast
  • BookanistaNovember Issue 2013: Thread (available to read here)
  • English Digest (Taiwan), fiction in various issues between 2009-2011

Competitions:

  • Mslexia, Short Story Competition, 2015: Still Life Moving Fast (runner-up)
  • Emily Inspires, Short Story Competition, 2013: To Epsom (highly commended)
  • 5 Minute Fiction, Christmas Short Story Competition, 2012: The Visitor (runner-up, available to read here)
  • Indigo Ink Press, Modern Fairy Tale Competition, 2012: The Mirror Child (finalist)
  • Waterstone's, Bookseller's Bursary Award, 2009 (finalist)

Courses:

  • MSc in Creative Writing, The University of Edinburgh, 2007-2008, Distinction. Intensive taught degree that saw the development of multiple short story projects and the beginnings of a novel. Writing skills, style and voice were explored through workshops, seminars, peer review and assessed fiction assignments.  

Other Creative Writing Projects:

  • Pen Poppers writing group, Geneva, 2012-2013: founder and member
  • Writers on Wine (WOW) writing group, Edinburgh, 2010-2011: founder and member

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