Houses Borders Ghosts from The Fiction Desk

The latest short story anthology from The Fiction Desk, ‘Houses Borders Ghosts’ is out now, and features a new short story from me, ‘The Heart of Everything Young’. This is the 14th volume of short fiction from The Fiction Desk and is a beautifully presented paperback, available directly from The Fiction Desk, but also toContinue reading “Houses Borders Ghosts from The Fiction Desk”

100 Words of Solitude the book

The print editions of the 100 Words of Solitude project are now available. Mine arrived the other day and it is a beautiful thing, bringing together 100 individual responses to the pandemic, the lockdowns, the isolation and the uncertainty. This is wonderul collection of insightful, moving pieces of writing and I am proud to beContinue reading “100 Words of Solitude the book”

My History as a Bystander to Automotive Arson

My first ever piece of non-fiction has been published in the most recent issue of Door is a Jar. It’s a short personal essay detailing the three separate occassions in which people have set fire to cars directly outside my home. Spanning 15 years, three different houses and two different towns, it seems that settingContinue reading “My History as a Bystander to Automotive Arson”