I write fiction and non-fiction. I hold an MSc in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh. My novella “Amphibian” was shortlisted for the Novella Award in 2016. In 2018 I was selected as one of Queer Words Project Scotland‘s five Emerging Writers and will be mentored by Shane Strachan.

I enjoy a challenge, and I’ve been participating in NaNoWriMo every year since 2011. (I have managed to somehow churn out 50,000 new words every November thereafter, except for 2016) In 2012, I did it twice, because I thought Camp NaNoWriMo sounded like a good idea. You can find my NaNoWriMo profile here.




“The Glitch” in Error (404 Ink, 2016)

“Sugar Cake Trail”in Gutter 15 (Freight Books, 2016)


“Just a phase: bisexuality and millennials” in No Filter (Unbound, forthcoming – preorder here)

“Lorde” in Fuck What You Love Issue 3 by Claire Biddles (April 2018)

“Winters Garten” in The Unsung Letter by Helen McClory (8 Feb 2018)

“Fictionalising myself: Living with episodes of depersonalisation” in Marbles Mag (Issue 1, 2017)

“Hard Dumplings for Visitors” in Nasty Women (404 Ink, 2017)

“I, Dangerous Friendzoner” in Dangerous Women Project (Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2017)

“My time on the frontline with refugees at the ‘Train of Hope’ in Vienna” in CommonSpace (Commonspace.scot, 22 Sept 2015)

“Free Speech and Finite Resources” in Scottish PEN (ScottishPEN.org, 27 Feb 2015)

“Are we still Charlie?” in CommonSpace (Commonspace.scot, 17 Feb 2015)


“Nice to Meet You” dir. Andrew Rooke (forthcoming, 2017)

Multimedia / Collaborative

Writer and producer, “Guns Don’t Kill People” (2016)

Collaborative zine, working with illustrators and writers on publication for sale at Glasgow ZineFest

Writer and producer, “The Pilgrim’s Prize” (2015-2016)

Retelling of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales using various online platforms


Producer, director, editor, “The Merchant’s Tale” (2015)

B/W silent short film



Reading from “Sugar Cake Trail”, That’s What She Said (For Book’s Sake), Tribeca, Manchester, June 2017

Reading from “I, Dangerous Friendzoner” and “Hard Dumplings for Visitors”, A Night Filled With Words, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, April 2017

Chairing: Anni Cameron and Nadine Aisha Jassat at International Women’s Day event “The Body Personal / The Body Political” (Scottish PEN and Institute for International Cultural Relations, University of Edinburgh) at Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Reading from “Hard Dumplings for Visitors”, Nasty Women book launch, Waterstones West End, Edinburgh, March 2017

Reading from “Sugar Cake Trail”, Ink: A Celebration of Expression in Words and Tattoos, University of Edinburgh, February 2017 (blog post about this is here)

“Reflecting on the Dangerous Women Project” (collaborative), Momentum, Glasgow Women’s Library, August 2016

Scottish International Storytelling Festival, October 2015 (blog post about this is here)


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