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Writing...

I recently finished my first novel which involves slugs and a girl called Ravine.  It was a finalist in the Mslexia Novel Competition 2013 and winner of the SI Leeds Prize 2014 and will be published by Doubleday in June 2017.  

Everybody Says It, Everybody Knows - 1st Prize Dream Up Monologue Competion

The Most Beautiful Gesture - Runner up WordsofColour Competition  

 

The Spell was Broken - 2nd Prize Vanda Inman's Write Space Competition

 

The Art of Flood Survival - Winner of the Bristol Short Story Prize 2014

               

Novels...

Short Story Success...

Anthologies...

Experiments with Light (extract)   - Marking a Mark;

                                                         Leicester Writers' Club Anthology

 

The Fire in Mrs Gupta's Face        - Five Degrees: Asian Writer Anthology 2012

 

The Baron's Elixir                          - Words With Jam Anthology 2014

 

Leaving Drinks at the Parcel Yard - KLiCbait Vol. 1

 

The Art of Flood Survival              - Bristol Short Story Prize

                                                         Vol. 7

 

Thank You for Your Participation - Beyond the Border: New Writing by British

                                                         Asian Women

 

Confetti for the Pigeons                 - Closure: Contemporary Black British Short

                                                         Stories

And in other news...

 

Here's my Writers' Workshop guest blog 'Just Because You Can't See Us Doesn't Mean We Aren't Here' about diversity in publishing

 

 

In 2015 I carried out a writing residency in Kennedy House Homeless Hostel.  Find a short video about the project here...

 

To read an interview about my Bristol Short Story Prize win

click here ...