This autumn I was chosen as a winner of the 2014 IdeasTap Inspires Writers' Centre Norwich Creative Writing Competition, a 6-month mentoring scheme for budding fiction writers under 30. Part of the prize includes a 4-day writing retreat in Norwich so tomorrow I am off to the City of Literature to meet writers, agents, story lovers, and … Continue reading IdeasTap Inspires WCN
"He Took His Skin Off For Me" has now been accepted into roughly 14 film festivals, with more likely to come. The full list can be found on the website: http://hetookhisskinoffforme.com/.
This Friday our short film "He Took His Skin Off For Me", based on my short story published in Devil's Lake, will premiere at the 2014 Palm Springs Film Festival. I am so thrilled this film is finally getting out there and I can't wait to share it with you all. Follow the film's page … Continue reading “Skin” premier this Friday
Passages North has just released Issue 35, featuring my short story "Homegoing." You can read this brand new story online. "He even took the hand towels..."
If you have a Kindle, you can start reading this amazing anthology right now. My short story "Open House" and seventeen other stories were chosen from hundreds of submissions to represent the best fiction Ohio has to offer. Presented by the Columbus Creative Cooperation, this anthology is the first of its kind. Download on Amazon … Continue reading Best of Ohio Short Stories now on Amazon
Very honored to share with you the video of my short story "The Curse" performed at Liars' League Hong Kong. Link to the text at Liar's League Hong Kong here.
This Thursday, September 12th I will be joining four other novelists at the first ever Books Talk Back, a new literary event in West London. It's unique from other literary readings in that this evening is interactive and promotes conversation between writers and their audience. Find us in The Rose & Crown in Ealing from … Continue reading Books Talk Back
Just received word that a story of mine has been chosen for the Best of Ohio Short Stories anthology. The anthology is published by the Columbus Creative Cooperative and is due out in November 2013. The story - "Open House" - is a favorite of mine and I'm delighted to showcase it alongside 19 other … Continue reading “Open House” to appear in Best of Ohio Short Stories
My short story "The Curse" has just been selected to be performed by the Liars' League. Liar's League is a unique organization that brings actors and writers together in a monthly evening of literary entertainment. They have branches all over the world in cities like London, Leeds, and New York, and my story will be … Continue reading Liar’s League Hong Kong
It begins! The Kickstarter page for my latest project with Ben Aston has launched. You can find the link here: He Took His Skin Off For Me. The page features stunning test footage, a video of me reading the story, and more. As the writer of the story on which the film is based, it's … Continue reading ‘Skin’ kickstarter has launched