'I love the style of this story: a series of things learnt, some obvious, some less so; a gradual supplanting of hope with hard certainties. It's intelligent, involving and beautifully written.' Donal Ryan, author of The Spinning Heart

 

Journals & Anthologies

The Great Hunger, The Stinging Fly

Between Sisters, Hotel America

The Stolen Gift, Eirways Magazine 

Kishi Kasai, Bare Fiction Magazine

 Titanium Heart, Fugue: Contemporary Stories, 

‘Under the Jasmine Tree,’ Bath Short Story Award Anthology

’The Lighthouse Keeper to his Daughter,’ Structo Magazine

‘Him,’ Fish Anthology 2014

‘Gallileo’s Child,’ Popshot Magazine

Death and the Architect.' Unthology 7

 ‘Love and the Philosopher,’ 100 Words, 100 Books

 

AWARDS

Winner of the August 2015 Hennessy New Irish Writing Competition

Prize Winner in the Carried in Waves Short Story Competition 2015

Winner of the Dorothy Parker Award 2015

Shortlisted for Brighton Short Story Prize 2015

Honorary Mention, Bath Short Story Award 2014

Honorary Mention, Fish Flash Fiction Prize 2014

Shortlisted for Cúirt New Writing Prize 2014

Nominated for Pushcart Prize 2014                           

Longlisted for Over-the-Edge New Writer of the Year 2014

Nominated for the Forward Prize 2014

Shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2014

'This brilliant short story – makes a unique use of words... it describes a human world in breathless and original language.' - Carried in Waves