Shortlisted/Longlisted

2020

Flash500 International Flash Fiction Competition First Quarter
(1st Place)
Story: The 91 1/2 Reasons Why It Can’t be True

Flash500 International Flash Fiction Competition First Quarter
(Highly Commended)
Story: Little Squares

Retreat West Monthly Micro
(Shortlisted)
February / March / May

Furious Fiction International Competition
(Shortlisted)
Story: Half Moon (scroll down)
Feedback: This piece weaves poetic descriptions and symbols together like an expertly mixed batter – creating haunting imagery of woman sleep wandering through memories and lost love.

2019:

Flash500 Competition Third Quarter
(Shortlisted)

Reflex Fiction Summer 2019 Flash Fiction Competition
(Longlisted)
Click here to read my entry

Flash500 Competition Second Quarter
(shortlisted and longlisted)

Retreat West July Monthly Micro Competition
(Longlisted)

Eyelands International 2019 Flash Fiction Competition
(shortlisted and published)

Flash500 Competition First Quarter
(shortlisted)

Retreat West – April Flash Fiction Competition
(2nd Place)
Click here to read my entry

Fish Publications Annual Flash Fiction Competition

2018:

Wells Festival of Literature, Short Story Competition

Eyelands International Short Story Competition
(published)

Retreat West – Short Story Competition

2017

Mslexia Annual Short Story Competition
(Longlisted – top 50)

2016

The Bridport Prize Short Story Competition
(Longlisted – top 100)

Published (Online)

2020

Changeling
Available at Reflex Fiction.

The 91 1/2 Reasons Why It Can’t be True
1st Place winner of the Flash500 International Competition and available as spoken word as  part of the ArtHouse Jersey Presents series (12th June 2020).

Fire Ants
Available at 101 Words.

Mina is Five
Available at Paragraph Planet.

Crane Fly
Available at Cabinet of Heed.

Half Moon
Shortlisted in the Furious Fiction International Competition and available on their website – you will need to scroll down to view the story.

Feedback: This piece weaves poetic descriptions and symbols together like an expertly mixed batter – creating haunting imagery of woman sleep wandering through memories and lost love.

Weeding
Available at 101 Words.

Innocent
Available at Storypony

Dust to Dust
Available at The Dribble Drabble Review (you will need to scroll to the 3rd story)

2019:

Lying
This story was originally longlisted in the Reflex Fiction Summer 2019 Flash Fiction Competition and available on their website.

At Night She Came Alive
This story originally placed 2nd in the Retreat West April Flash Fiction Competition and is available on their website.

Collected

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