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Literary Journals: Work

Flash Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
and Poetry


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August on Island of Evia: Forest Fires 
Issue 11, April 2024

drawing of entanglement

Quantum Shorts
in partnership with Scientific American
(Finalist: Flash Fiction Contest 2024)


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The Story You'll Never Tell 
Fractured Lit
March 2024



Significant Other
Fictive Dream
Flash Fiction February 2024
(Shortlisted for SmokeLong Quarterly’s Summer Fiction Contest)

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Russian Bookshop, London, 1991
Scottish Arts Trust
Shortlisted, Edinburgh Award for Flash Fiction 2024

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Back Then, At Sea
Runner-up in WOW! Women On Writing 2024 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Originally published in ‘And If That Mockingbird Don't Sing: Parenting Stories Gone Speculative’ (Alternating Current Press, 2022)


Mother’s Wordsearch in the Waiting Room of Her Mute Five-year-old Son’s Speech Therapist 
Cutbow Quarterly Issue 6, January 2024, page 12

Wigleaf Top Fifty cover

Electric Storm 
Wigleaf Top Fifty 2023
(Originally published in New Flash Fiction Review)


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We All Want To Be Overdressed For The Afterlife 
Beaver Magazine, Issue 8: The Fall Issue 2023

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Trust the Process 
Centaur Issue 3 Fall 2023
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

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The Mechanics of Speech 
The Forge Literary Magazine
Winner of the 2023 Forge Flash Nonfiction Competition
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

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Fogged Horizons 
Stanchion Magazine Issue 13, October 2023

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Red Books
Flash Flood Journal
National Flash Fiction Day 2023
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize
Nominated for Best Small Fictions

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The Phare
Summer ’23 Issue

South Florida Poetry Journal

Why We No Longer Take Risks 
South Florida Poetry Journal
August 2023, Issue # 30, Poetry


Leon Literary Review
Issue # 22
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize


Wall Space (Winner: Third Place - judged by Kathy Fish and Mikaela Nyman)
NFFD NZ Micro Madness 2023

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Roaring Twenties
New Flash Fiction Review, Issue 28, 2023


Yellow Straw, Red Straw (longlisted)
Reflex Fiction, Quartely International Flash Fiction Competition, Winter 2022

Quiet Man Dave prize logo

Double Lives (1st place for flash fiction)

Unvoiced (shortlisted for flash non-fiction)
Manchester Writing School & Manchester School of Theatre
QuietManDave Prize 2022

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Electric Storm (Runner up 2022 New Flash Fiction Prize)
New Flash Fiction Review
Special Issue: 2022 New Flash Fiction Prize
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

Painting of woman at kitchen table

Cold Toast (3rd Place Great Festival Flash Off Writing Challenge)
Flash Fiction Festival Anthology Five

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When to Let Go (longlisted)

Reflex Fiction, Quartely International Flash Fiction Competition, July 2022

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Pithead Chapel, volume 11 issue 7

Fahmidan Journal cover

The Future Was Never Orange
Fahmidan Journal, issue 12

Composite image of sea, sand and palm tree

Package Holiday: Monastir, All Inclusive
Finalist 2022 Blue Frog Contest
Flash Frog
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

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Bending Genres
Issue Twenty Six, April 2022

Nominated for 2022 Best Microfictions

Lemon Tree

Aisle 9
Emerge Journal
Emerge Issue 21

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Speech and Language Milestones
Janus Literary
Volume 1, Issue 3
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

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What’s Lost
The Phare
Summer ’21 Issue

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The Third Time we Meet
The Drabble
Issue May 2021

Journal cover: The Other Side of Hope

Book Review of Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp

The Other Side of Hope: Journeys in Refugee and Immigrant Literature Vol 1, Autumn 2021

Journal cover: Overground Underground

The Phantom Limbs of Memory

Overground Underground Magazine Issue #2, 2021

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Old Hands
Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2021

Blinkpot logo

Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions

Blink Pot International Flash Fiction Award

Special Commendation

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Lest we Perish

Retreat West

Micro 1st place & Best Micro Opening Line Runner-Up

Journal cover: Life Safari

Perpetual War: 1979

Life Safari, Ellipsis Zine #9, 2021

Journal cover: Paris Lit Up


Paris Lit Up Magazine No4, 2016

Literary Journals: Work
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