Publications, prizes and places to find my writing.

I’ve had some exciting news about my writing.

  • My novel, A Grand Old Time, published by HarperCollins, Avon, will be available in the Spring of 2018 and my second novel, title to be announced later, will follow in August.
  • It is also being translated by HarperCollins, Germany and it will be available in Denmark, Sweden, Italy and Japan..

Thank you to Kiran Kataria, Rachel Faulkner-Willcocks, Sabah Khan, Helen Shipman, Susannah Marriott, Sarah Eddy, Beau C-C, Erika Denham, Matt Haig, Liam Hill, Caitlan Hill, Big G.

 Here is a list of publications, prizes and commendations, and places  where my writing can be found. This includes publications which can be purchased, websites, newspapers, books and competitions..


  • Student Wordsmith: You is for University. Freshers. Graduates. Short story published 2015.
  • Purple Breakfast Review: Letter to Mr Ike. Short story published . Awarded Special Commendation. 2015.
  • The Growing Unease: On Beauty, whatever that means. Journalism award 2016.
  • The Feminist Wire: Cinderella. Short story published 2016.
  • The Western Morning News: Going Home. Short story published 2016.
  • Gap-Toothed Madness: The Visitor. Short story published 2016.
  • The Crediton Prize National Competition shortlist: The Hotchiwitchi Cake.2016. Short story: 2nd prize.
  • The Western Morning News:  Mr Kochenko’s Cow Short story published. 2016.
  • The Western Morning News. Bella and the Beast. Short story published 2016.
  • The Purple Breakfast Review. Resonance.Short story. 2016.
  • The Western Morning News. The Vow. Short story. 2016.
  • Mischief Corner Books. The Pilgrimage. Short story. 2017.
  • First novel: A Grand Old Time. Spring. 2018. Avon, HarperCollins UK. Ab durch die Mitte, HarperCollins Germany.
  • Second novel, working title: The Matter with Men, HarperCollins UK. 2018.
  • Novel number three, working title: Moments of Defiance. 2017.
  • Novel number four, working title: The Seventh Time. 2017.
  • Winchester Literary Festival 2017. Short Story: Second Prize. Echoes in the Attic. (The Seventh Time is based on this story.) 2017.
  • Novel number five, woring title. Not Playing Kiss Chase. Autumn 2017.


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