Writing

Here are some examples of my short fiction, non-fiction, poetry and other projects:-

 

The Lost Property of the Pastons – a short story inspired by the 15th century Paston Family, written for 26.org to celebrate Norwich’s designation as a UNESCO City of Literature

A Wee Minding – a short story longlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize 2013 and published in Gutter 09 (Freight)

The Monday to Friday Routine – a short story in literary magazine Gutter 03 (Freight)

 

The Curious Case of Mr Lobban – a feature article for Guardian Weekend Magazine on those who die with no next-of-kin.

Impresa: The strange world of Katharine Aarrestad – a catalogue essay on the work of artist Katharine Aarrestad to accompany her exhibition at Linlithgow Burgh Halls

“I cannot hold my tongue” – an article for Newsnet Scotland to co-incide with Stellar Quines production of Age of Arousal at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh

 

Thomas Beach’s Grave – a poem for 26.org project, 26 Writers in Residence

Edwin’s E-zine – a poem in anthology Clockworks Vol 1 for travellers on Glasgow’s ‘Clockwork Orange’ underground

 

Ruffled Russell and the Lost Soul –  an experimental children’s illustrated book project featuring an existential Jack Russell dog. It is a collaboration between myself and visual artist Audrey Grant.