Fiction author

Shortlisted for Aesthetica's Short Fiction Prize 2024 - Birdie

Winner of Curtis Brown Creative's 2022 poetry prize - Mantra

The Luck Quotient appears in short fiction anthology Law of Consequences - out June '24

  • Upmarket fiction
  • SF thrillers
  • short stories & poetry


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Star Bird

In this timely, life-affirming, upmarket novel, can Shan overcome her childhood by refusing to be silenced?

Based on the shortlisted story, Birdie (Aesthetica 2024).


'... I trace a circle on my own cheek and pretend a Mummy kiss there with a push of my fingers.'

'...Then, she’s begging, like in that film where the crying lady grips her hands together, trying to squeeze some god into the world.'

- A near future thriller that won't put you down...


'a fantastic concept, delivered with humour and incredibly sharp writing' - Jack Renninson, Associate Publisher, Bookouture. 

'Kickass and engaging...fab characters' - Hannah Kates, author, editor, ghostwriter

'Extraordinary'- Mark Stay, author, screenwriter, editor, podcaster 

'WOW' - Phyllida Shrimpton, author 

'The near future written so well... great dialogue' - Sarah Moorhead, author

Hi tech - low morals A future to die for 

It's the small print that'll get you.
You human? 
You sure?


AND >>>>>> scroll



(work in progress)

'‘Dear, oh, dear, Tomas.’ Martin spread his hands around, scanning for votes in favour. ‘Do enunciate, for goodness’ sake.

Martin was a failed actor. Everyone had to pay. Especially Tom.'

'Tom cleared his throat. Thudded his fist against his chest like there was a frog rather than a lifelong-cultivated mouse hiding in there. '



All will be revealed at the opportune whasaname.

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