Prose Publications

  • Little Crackers 2014
  • Root Anthology Iron Press 2013
  • Chameleon Collection of short stories Iron Press 2011
  • Mslexia short story competition 2009
  • Biscuit publishing short story Anthologies 2002 and 2006
  • Alpha to Omega Tyne Wear publication 2000

Poetry Publications

  • Book of Ten Zebra Publishing 2010
  • Grist Anthology 2009
  • Id on Tyne Press Anthology 2007
  • Literary and Philosophical National Poetry anthology 2006
  • Bloodaxe Anthology 2005
  • Biscuit publishing Anthology 2001 2002 2005 2006
  • Mslexia 2003 and 2001

Awards and academic achievements

  • Read Regional Recommendation 2011
  • Northern Writer Award 2010
  • Winner Mslexia short story competition 2009
  • Residential Prize winner Biscuit publishing 2007
  • Northern Promise Award 2004
  • Novel short-listed Lit Idol national competition 2004
  • MA Creative Writing University of Northumbria 2001

Projects

  • Arts Council representative Toronto short story conference 2010
  • Two Queen's Nursing Institute Awards Health/Writing Projects 2008/9
  • Writing mentor regeneration project/New Writing North 2007
  • Writing mentor Creative centres/New Writing North 2006
  • Regular contributor Independent Nurse