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Prize-winning short story writer: Awards include: Currently shortlisted for The Brit Writers' Award, 2nd in Sentinel Short Story Competition 2011, shortlisted for The Asham Award twice (2005 and 2009) and Mslexia (2009). Also published in the Penguin Anthology The Map of Me as winner of The Decibel Prize (2008). Other wins include runner-up in The Guardian/Virgin Trains Flash Competition (2007) and winner of Woman and Home’s Short Story Competition with Ghosts of Jamaica (2006). Assistant Editor of a conservation magazine, Wolfprint and Reviewer for The Short Review.
I have good humour, good intellect and good instincts. I love helping other writers and critiqueing their work (and proofreading where necessary) is a speciality. Can provide references.
Empathetic and skilled creative writer, with diverse skills: journalism, travel writing, fiction. Can make the mundane magical and can bring words to life.
This year's prizes:
Winner The Yellow Room Short Story Competition - The Map of Us
Winner: Cinnamon Short Story Competition
Winner: Telegraph 'Just Back' Travel Writing Competition
Highly Commended: Bath Short Story Award
Longlisted: Mslexia Short Story Competition
Third Prize: Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition
Editor and writer for Wolfprint
UK Wolf Conservation Trust
From September 2013
Writing: Book reviews (fiction and non-fiction), interviews with authors/artists and poets, seminar write-ups. Editing and proofreading.
From July 2013
An arts/culture/language website.
Article: The Simple Things
A commissioned piece of work for this glossy lifestyle magazine. Non-fiction, reflective narrative.
Qualifications & Certifications
Sixth Form College
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