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Archive for September, 2013

Volare in Synaesthesia Magazine

Hurray! My story ‘Volare‘, about Venice, is now live at the wonderful and very beautiful Synaesthesia Magazine, in their ‘Cities’ issue. It is the most visually stunning literary magazine I have seen. The photographs and art are devastatingly good, a real feast of images and there is an interview with synaesthete and writer, Rachael Spellman, an interview […]

Flash Slam in Brighton

Great fun! I actually read at a flash slam in Brighton last Thursday. It was held at the Latest Bar and brilliantly organised by Grit Lit and Story Studio, Tara Gould and Richard Hearn as part of the Brighton Digital Festival.   What’s a flash slam? On this occasion, nine writers read two 300 word stories, […]

The Mount – in White Review/Lawrence Lek collaboration ‘Pyramid Schemes’

I’m so pleased that a piece of text I submitted to ‘The White Review’ earlier this year was accepted for inclusion in Lawrence Lek’s installation and artist’s book, Pyramid Schemes. This is how the work is described: ”Pyramid Schemes’ is a collaborative project organized by Lawrence Lek and The White Review to showcase a collection […]

Lightship Memoir Longlisted

        Wow! I have a memoir longlisted in the Lightship competition. Update – the memoir has now been promoted to the shortlist – and I ‘ve written another wee post. I stumbled on the longlist after someone tweeted that they had a flash longlisted. I checked out the Lightship website and found the memoir […]

Lakeview Journal has published my story

I am honoured that my story ‘A Pylon, a Dress and the Rattle of Reeds’ is now live at Lakeview Journal here. It is a fantastic literary magazine packed with stories, poetry and art. The magazine is international but based in India so I am doubly honoured to be included. It is truly wonderful to read the stories […]

Flute Teacher

This my writing website, but if you have come here looking for my flute books, you might prefer to visit my flute website, The Flying Flute.  

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