The Things We Leave Behind is a specially commissioned series of five interlinked shorts for BBC Radio 4, first broadcast in May 2021.
Not My type was inspired by the phrenology heads in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and appears in The Art of Being Dangerous from Leuven University Press.
The Cleaner was written for BBC Radio 4 Short Works, first broadcast in October 2020.
The Lost Property of the Pastons is 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 was longlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize 2013 and published in Gutter 09 (Freight).
The Monday to Friday Routine was published in Gutter 03 (Freight).
There Is Always An After is a piece I wrote for the Aitken Alexander Isolation Series.
Thomas Beach’s Grave was written for 26 Writers in Residence from 26.org. It is about a WW1 soldier memorialised in an Edinburgh graveyard, who emigrated from Scotland to Canada but died in Ypres.
Ruffled Russell and the Lost Soul is an experimental children’s illustrated book project featuring an existential Jack Russell dog. It is a collaboration between myself and visual artist Audrey Grant.