Tilly and I are laughing in a big cafe full of suits on lunch. A well dressed and middle aged man sitting in front of us turns around: Great laughing... This story was first published on The Grapevine, which is an arts and literary zine that I co-founded.
This letter was originally written for the LUNAR Project screening of films by Jennifer Reeder, THE YOUNG-GIRL IS NOT ALWAYS YOUNG, AND NOT ALWAYS A GIRL Dear Cat Madden, I’m sorry I’ve overlooked you for so many years, but I am close to the child, she is easier to understand and I find you hard… Continue reading Letter to my Teenage Self
Both these stories were published in separate issues of You Stumble Into A Room Full of Poets in 2012. It doesn't have an online presence but it was reviewed by Structo magazine. The Separation She used to have a husband and they would do all sorts of things like read poetry, contemplate their own mortality, and have… Continue reading New Story and The Separation
This is a piece of flash fiction I had published in 3:AM Magazine. The Cheap Flat We negotiated the rent down with the landlords on the understanding that they would provide everything we needed in the flat, but nothing that we wanted. They clarified this by providing a quote from Wikipedia, which they stencilled… Continue reading The Cheap Flat
Forza Zine is a beautiful and thoughtful publication, put together by my very good friend Rory Porter in Glasgow. The first issue is a collection of words and pictures centred around the themes of home, place, space and exile. I am pleased to have one of my poems, Times and Places i included in it… Continue reading Forza Zine