Available now at Amazon – CLICK HERE

Dreena Collins simply paints with language.” – Simon Gary, author.

This omnibus edition, Collected, brings together the complete stories from the first three volumes by Dreena Collins, and features additional, bonus material.

Listed in Mslexia; The Bridport Prize; Eyelands International, Fish Publications, Flash 500, Furious Fiction and Retreat West competitions, Dreena Collins lives in Jersey, Channel Islands.

The Blue Hour: a collection filled with lost voices and authentic characters waiting to be heard.

The Day I Nearly Drowned: an exploration of the challenges faced by ordinary people, at pivotal moments in their lives. A father is reunited with his daughter; a woman attends a funeral; a child almost drowns.

And Bird Wing: a powerful flash fiction collection exploring love, loss – and revenge.

Collected: Short Stories for the Modern World.

Bird Wing


Dreena’s third collection of short stories is available now from Amazon.

A young woman struggles to read; an elderly man stares at the sky and contemplates loss; a niece plots murder on the bus. Often tender, sometimes uplifting, always relatable – these tales explore the emotions and challenges that ordinary people strive to overcome.

Bird Wing contains stories shortlisted and long-listed in competitions including Flash 500 and Fish Publications.

Play Video
Sell Out Session at the recent Festival of Words in Jersey – September 2019


Thank you to everyone who attended Dreena’s session at the Arts Centre in Jersey. It was a wonderful couple of hours. Your questions were enjoyable to respond to and your feedback was lovely. I hope to be back next year. In the meantime, relive the moment in the video opposite.


Second Collection of Short Stories – The Day I Nearly Drowned

Dreena’s second collection of short stories was released on 1st June. The collection contains 15 new stories including stories listed in the The Bridport Prize, Retreat West and Fish Publications annual competitions.

This powerful and emotive story collection addresses themes such as missed opportunities; mental health challenges; family breakdown and abuse  all touched along the way with humour, love and luck – and even a rescue dog.


‘The Blue Hour’ – Book Review

 Read the latest review of ‘The Blue Hour’ by Georgie Bull

‘The Blue Hour’ Hits the Shelves

On Sunday 13th January, 45 people attended the Jersey Opera House to celebrate the launch of Dreena’s first short story collection.
There were refreshments, readings and book signings.
It was an entertaining afternoon and Dreena is excited that her first book is now available to buy in paperback and ebook format through Amazon.


Short Stories for the Modern World. All three books - The Blue Hour, The Day I Nearly Drowned and Bird Wing.