Events and Awards

Events, Interviews and Performances

  • Brave New Words Reader at Cymera Fest 2022, reading ‘First Blood’
  • Host, ‘Celebrating Women in Sci Fi’, Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon (31st March 2022)
  • Featured on BBC Radio Scotland via BBC Upload, ‘Daughter of Fire and Water’ (February 2022)
  • Reading: ‘Art of Ariadne’ at Lost, Looking & Found Book Launch (August 2021)
  • Writer Spotlight, Edinburgh Literary Salon Speculative Special (May 2021)
  • Featured Writer, Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon, ‘Myths & Legends’ (May 2021)
  • ‘Writing Climate Fiction for Children’, Stay At Home Literary Festival – Chairing discussion with Hannah Gold, Author of The Last Bear (May 2021)
  • Reading: ‘Secrets of the Sea’ from Forest Publishing Chapbook, Where do you see yourself in five years?, Golden Hour and Forest Arts (April 2021)
  • Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award Showcase, available here. (March 2021)
  • Panelist, Folklore Edition, Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Podcast – other guests included Terri Windling, Dee Dee Chainey and Signe Maene. (March 2021)
  • Reading: ‘A Kelpie’s Breath’, The Great Margin Showcase (July 2020)
  • Reading: Cymera Fest Open Mic, available here. (June 2020)
  • Interview with Greta Thunberg for Young Geographer Magazine (July 2019)
‘Writing Climate Fiction for Children’ Event

Awards and Prizes

  • 2022 British Fantasy Award Shortlisted for Best Audio with ‘Daughter of Fire and Water’ (final results TBA)
  • Shortlisted Mslexia Short Story Competition 2021 – ‘First Blood’ was then published in Mslexia’s ‘Best Women’s Short Fiction 2021‘, published December 2021
  • Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awardee 2020, Children’s & YA
  • Finalist Escape Pod Flash Fiction Contest (June 2022)
  • Emerging Writer in Residence, Stay At Home Literary Festival 2020
  • Liars’ League London, Women & Girls Theme Winner (August 2021) and Mystery & Suspense Theme Winner (June 2020)
  • Retreat West, Monthly Micro Fiction Prize, Runner-Up, July 2020
  • Shoreline of Infinity and Cymera Fest Prize for Speculative Fiction Runner-up 2019
  • Shortlist WriteMentor Short Story Competition (August 2021 & October 2021)
New Writers Awards Showcase 2021

Other roles

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