I write stories
(amongst other things)
My debut novel Let Me Be Like Water is published by Melville House in the US & UK. It was longlisted for the Ondaatje Prize, picked for City Reads, and the first draft was shortlisted for the Mslexia Fiction Award. I was the 2019 winner of the Berlin Writing Prize, and am a member of the Northern Short Story Festival Academy.
I am in my fourth year of a part-time practice-based-research PhD in creative writing. working on a new novel exploring surveillance, sex, illness, and climate justice.
Let Me Be Like Water
‘A beautiful reflection on love, grief, and friendship. Witty and profound.’
Author of Elmet