My short stories and poems have been published in national magazines including Stand, Gutter, New Writing Scotland, Northwords Now, The Interpreter's House and Causeway/Cabhsair.
I was selected by the Scottish Book Trust for the 2018 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship to work on a new project inspired by the life and career of Scottish fashion designer Bill Gibb. I visited Grez-sur-Loing in November 2018 as part of this fellowship. Work from this project will be performed as part of an exhibition for Look Again, Aberdeen’s Visual Art & Design festival in June 2019.
Much of my work features an accessible use of the Doric dialect, also known as Northeast Scots. To hear what Doric sounds like, listen to the following recordings of some of my more strongly Doric work:
You can read some of my work online via the following links:
‘Standing Stone’ in Northwords Now, Autumn 2019
Two Bill Gibb inspired poems in Causeway/Cabhsair, May 2019
Nevertheless: Sparkian Tales in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe: 'amaBooks), October 2018
'World View' in Causeway/Cabhsair, May 2018
Three scenes, three poems and a prose piece in The Granite Mile ed. by Peter Arnott (Aberdeen University Press, May 2017)
'His Mila' on Literary Orphans, January 2017
'The Divine Comedy of Professor Henry Crabbe' in #WriteCity (Aberdeen City Libraries), March 2016