Short Stories
‘Eating Fruit with Cows,’ Northwords 2002
‘The Blue Dress,’ Markings 2003
‘All That Glass,’ New Writing Scotland 23 2005
‘All That Glass,’ Harpers Magazine 2006
‘What I Did at Easter,’ Mslexia January 2006
‘When It Was All Over,’ Cadenza June 2006
‘The Slashing of Wee Fraser,’ New Writing Scotland 25 2007
‘When Gordon Ran Away,’ New Writing Scotland 26 2008
‘The Coop,’ New Writing Scotland 27 2009
‘Don’t Say Anything,’ Bridport Anthology, 2009
‘The Affair,’ Markings 2010
‘My Husband Wants to Talk to Me Again’ Brittle Star, 2015
‘My Husband Wants to Talk to Me Again’ Best British Short Stories 2016, Salt, 2016

‘Daphne Du Maurier Gets the Jail,’ The Reader 34 2009
‘Reading Poetry in Prisons: A Tipsheet,’ Scottish Poetry Library
website: 2010
‘Reading Groups in Prisons: Their Impact on Prisoners’ Literacy
Practices,’ RaPAL Vol 75, Autumn/Winter
‘Four Ways to Keep Writing,’ The Writers Compass: Turning the
Next Page
, 2012
‘Questioning Audiences: Reading and Writing in Prisons,’ Scottish
Justice Matters
, Vol 2:1 March 2014

The Poem Goes to Prison, The Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh:2010
Tools of the Trade: Poems for New Doctors (2nd edition), The Scottish Poetry Library,
Edinburgh: 2016

3 poems in Orbis 2000
1 poem in The Rialto 2000
1 poem in 3rd Ware Poetry Competition Anthology 2001
1 poem in Kin: Scottish Poems about Family, ed Hamish Whyte, Polygon 2009
2 poems in The Red Wheelbarrow 2010
1 poem in Cats ed Hamish Whyte, Polygon 2013
2 poems in Northwords Now 2013
2 poems in The North 2015
2 poems in Agenda 2015
1 poem in Northwords Now 2015
1 poem in Gutter 2015
2 poems in The Reader 2016
The Lost Original, Happenstance Press 2016

Conference papers:
‘The Sonnet Sequences of Robert Lowell and John Berryman,’
University of Stirling 1998
‘Reading Liz Lochhead with Sex Offenders,’ Reading and Writing in
Prison, Napier University 2011
‘Reading Groups in Prisons,’ LTS Challenge Fund Conference,
University of Stirling 2011
‘Inspiring Change: the Role of the Arts in Prison Education,’ Prison
Fiction, Writing Imprisonment, University of York 2012
‘Audience Awareness in Prisons,’ Napier University, 2013

SAC New Writers’ Bursary, 2008
Mere Literary Festival Short Story Competition, 2008, 1st prize
Bridport Prize, 2009, Runner up
Koestler Awards, 40+ for students’ creative writing, a gold and
platinum for STIR, and gold awards for the Citizens Theatre at
HMP Barlinnie and HMP Shotts.
Chairman’s Award at the Scottish Magazine Awards for STIR, 2012.


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