July 2016

I’ll be reading in The Tiddy Tent, Walled Garden, Port Eliot Literary Festival on Friday 29 July 5.15pm with Telltales. Looking forward to being part of this amazing festival once again.

My new short story collection, Three Roads, has been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Complete MS Manuscript Assessment Programme 2016. Many thanks to NZSA and to Creative New Zealand, who fund this programme.AuthorMembersLogo2

The reprint of my pamphlet, Over the Dam, is now available from Red Squirrel Press.

The Creative Writing Group at Carnon Downs takes place 10 to 12pm in the Meeting Room, Carnon Downs Village Hall on July 1, 8 and 15. From September onwards, it will take place on Thursday evenings. More details to follow.

 

June 2016

I’m very pleased that Red Squirrel Press will publish my second collection of short stories, Three Roads, in 2018. Three Roads will include the five Over the Dam stories, published by Red Squirrel as a pamphlet in 2015.

The Creative Writing Group dates for this month are 10, 17 and 24 June. The venue is Carnon Downs Village Hall, 10am to 12pm. £5 per session.

May 2016

My story, The Lost of Syros, was the Weekend Read on the For Books’ Sake website from 13 to 20 May.

On 14 April, I was a guest on Mark Crees’ CHBN radio show, Book Mark. You can listen to the interview, music and readings here.

The Creative Writing Group at Carnon Downs Village Hall will run on Friday 13, 20 and 27 May, 10am to 12pm in the Meeting Room. This friendly and informal group is suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. If you are interested in coming along, please contact me.Red Squirrel Press

A second print run of Over The Dam has been published by Red Squirrel Press.

 

January 2016

On 14 December, I was interviewed on BBC Radio Cornwall about writing short stories. You can listen to the interview 33 minutes into Tiffany Truscott’s show here.

T85Cover-smallNew reviews of The Lost of Syros and Over The Dam, by Dunedin poet and writer Sue Wootton, will be published in takahe 86.

You can read the review of The Lost of Syros here and Over The Dam review here.

May 2015

Over the Dam is available to buy here and from AmazonTakahe

A Bird So Rare has been published in Takahe 84.

There will be a live performance of my story, The Pledge, during a celebration of the Society of Authors’ Tom-Gallon Award at the Darlington Arts Festival on 16 May 2015 . There is further information about the celebration in the Events tab.

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