Publications, Readings and Installations
Aug 2017 The Suitcase (PUT ON LOVE) installation exhibited at Greenbelt Arts Festival, Boughton House.
Jan 2016 Short fiction commissioned by and published in Third Way Magazine – ‘An Old Story.’
Jul-Sept 2015 Large-scale handmade calligraphy pamphlet containing short story exhibited at MK Calling at Milton Keynes Gallery (reading of story included).
Nov-Dec 2014 Handmade dress & accompanying novel extract exhibited at ‘Clocking Off Works at MK Arts Centre.’
Aug 2014 Large-scale calligraphy pamphlet exhibited (as above) at Greenbelt Arts Festival, Boughton House.
Jul 2014 Installation ‘Child-friendly spaces’ as part of Events in Tents at MK Festival Fringe.
Aug 2013 Short story commissioned by and published by Greenbelt Arts Festival – ‘Is it Morning?’
Aug 2013 Reading of ‘Is it Morning?’ at Greenbelt Arts Festival.
Aug 2013 Feature published in the Church Times on Good Young Adult fiction.
July 2013 Article published in the Church Times on the power of introverts (a response to Susan Cain’s book Quiet).
Jun-Aug 2013 Single story chapbook collection exhibited at MK Calling at Milton Keynes Gallery (reading included).
Dec 2012 Award given from Trust Greenbelt for the writing of a novel concerned with Age and Ageing.
2012-2013 Five readings of chapbook collection at local North Bucks book groups to gain first-hand feedback.
Aug 2012 Talk given at Greebelt Arts Festival, ‘Short Stories – reading and writing them.’
Aug 2012 Interview feature published in the Church Times on novelist Jon McGregor’s Even the Dogs.
May 2012 Short Story commissioned by Science Writes to Life, read as part of Oxford Brookes’ Amazing Acts week. ‘Is it real?’ a collaboration with Dr. Louise Bunce, child psychologist on when children learn about ‘reality.’
May 2012 Flash Fiction with illustration commissioned and published by .Cent Magazine, ‘Blossoms.’
Oct 2011 Short Story published in Vintage Script, ‘Office at Night, 1940,’ inspired by Edward Hopper painting.
Aug 2011 Reading and interview at Greenbelt Arts Festival with Dr. Andrew Tate from single-story chapbooks.
June 2011 Handbound, self-illustrated chapbooks completed for Fleeting Pages, ‘Good Condolences,’ ‘SWALLOW’ & ‘Map.’
May 2011 Short Story published in Vintage Script, ‘Chop Suey,1929,’ inspired by Edward Hopper painting.
Aug 2010 Reading and interview at Greenbelt Arts Festival from Two Lights, a collection of short fiction inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper.
Feb 2010 Reading at Liar’s League, The Wheatsheaf.
Feb 2007 Flash fiction published in the Roundtable Review, ‘Dance.’
Oct 2006 Reading at Foyles Bookshop, London of short story, ‘Automat, 1927.’
Sept 2006 Short Story published in the UEA Creative Writing Anthology 2006, ‘Automat, 1927.’
MA Creative Writing (Prose) UEA, Norwich (2005-2006)
CELTA Course, Oxford House College, London (2004)
BA Hons American Studies, Lancaster University (2000-2003)
Experience & Short Courses
Introduction to Pattern Cutting, Bucks Adult Learning (2016)
Calligraphy, MK Adult Continuing Education (2012-2014)
Drawing & Painting, Bucks Adult Learning (2008-2010)