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My first four poems have just been published with Unpublishable Zine. These are my first poetry publications, which is exciting. You can read them all here, or read one below. I have a forthcoming podcast reading with the same journal. Swirls of Blues and Yellows The clouds swirlwith blues andyellows, the starsmingling with thenight sky, rolling likeballs … Continue reading Poetry

Non Poetry Publication of the Year nomination with Spillwords Press Awards 2021

I am thrilled to announce that my short story, You Bruise Easily, first nominated for Publication of the Month in July 2020 in Spillwords Press, has gone on to be nominated for Non Poetry Publication of the Year in the Spillwords Press 2021 Awards.   "Join us in congratulating the writers whose publications have been … Continue reading Non Poetry Publication of the Year nomination with Spillwords Press Awards 2021

Flash Fiction Evening with David Gaffney and Tania Hershman

The Milton Keynes Literary Festival moved online this year, with a series of events for their autumn program, which culminated in a wonderful evening of flash fiction readings from David Gaffney and Tania Hershman and a Q&A session of questions from participants. Most, not easy to answer, but, as Tania mentioned, there are no rules. … Continue reading Flash Fiction Evening with David Gaffney and Tania Hershman

Kurt Vonnegut and the Myth of Talent

In over 50 years Kurt Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of nonfiction, with further work published posthumously. He is most well know for writing Slaughterhouse-Five, which was published in 1969. He had an interesting story about ability the myth of talent... “When I was 15, I spent … Continue reading Kurt Vonnegut and the Myth of Talent