Short stories

Print / Online

Harvard Review, Issue 56, July 2020: “The Page Turner”

Popshot, The Dream Issue, Issue 21, August 2018: “The Brother of the Man who Found the Giant Squid”

Ruins and other stories: Cinnamon Press Short Story Prize Anthology 2016, May 2017: “Out on Plymouth Hoe”

Fallow Media, October 2016: “From my window

Prac Crit, Edition 7, August 2016: Essay on ‘Durham Cathedral’ by Katrina Porteous

The Literateur, 3 June 2016: “Daddy’s Girl

Stand, Issue 207, October 2015: “Blackout”

2014 Flash Fiction Prize Anthology, August 2015: “Supernova”

Fuselit, Issue 18, October 2014: “Hippolyta”

Eating My Words: National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2014, June 2014: “Postcard to my best friend from a non-Londoner, one ‘dull… of soul’”

Visual Verse, 6 November 2013: “Natural History

Ink, Sweat and Tears, 13 October 2013: “The Convalescent

Cadaverine, 3 October 2013: "Middle Period”

Cadaverine, 29 August 2013: "The Honourable Mrs Graham”

The Warwick Review, Vol.7 No.2 Jun 2013: “Bad Choices”

Mslexia, Issue 54, Jun/Jul/Aug 2012: “Flexitime”

Ink, Sweat and Tears, 16 January 2012: “Enclosure

The Literateur, 26 November 2011: “Dutch Interior

Horizon Review, Issue 6, September 2011: “The Honourable Mrs Graham”

Nthposition, June 2011: "Snow day”

(Short) Fiction Collective, 31 May 2011: “You Should Have Built Tall, You Should Have Built Wide

Likestarlings, January 2011: “L-plan”, “Case Study”, “Quaternary Period

Brand Literary Magazine, Issue 6, Spring/Summer 2010: “Love Letter”

Harper’s Bazaar, 11 August 2010: “Channel

Fractured West, Issue 1, July 2010: “Summer Camp”

Junctures Journal, Issue 12, June 2009: “Power Cut”




Dzanc Books Prize for Fiction (longlisted)


Bare Fiction Prize (longlisted)

BBC National Short Story Award (top 60)


Bridport Prize (shortlisted)


Cinnamon Press Short Story Prize (runner up)


Bridport Prize (shortlisted)


Flash Fiction Prize (shortlisted)


Scott Prize for a Debut Collection of Short Stories (shortlisted)


Bridport Prize (shortlisted)

Mslexia Short Story Competition (3rd)

Highland Literary Salon Competition (highly commended)


Cinnamon Press Short Story Prize (longlisted)

Pushcart Prize (nominated)


Short Fiction New Writers Competition (longlisted)


John Muir Wild Writing Prize (highly commended)

Orange/Harper’s Bazaar Short Story Competition (runner up)