News & Events

I love meeting readers and talking about my writing and path to publication. 

If you'd like me to talk at your Event, Festival or Book Club, please get in touch.

Events coming up

March 8th 2024: Library talk at Guildford Institute, Surrey.

What takes a story – and a writer – from a creative writing class at the Guildford Institute, to a published short story collection?

For Institute members, please book here.

March 2024: I'm delighted to be judging the Farnham Flash Fiction Competition, part of the Farnham Literary Festival. Results will be announced on March 17th.

March 13th 2024: Interview for 'Just Women' with Jackie Mitchell, Brooklands Radio

April 28th 2024: Bournemouth Writing Festival - Market your short stories as a human dynamo

How to get a short story collection published, and market it with energy and drive.

Interview with Festival director Dominic Wong here

July 19th 2024, 7pm: The Guildford Institute meets....award-winning writer, Alice Fowler 

Past Events

February 22nd 2024: Author talk at Woking Library, Surrey

February 18th 2024: Interview with Dave Jemitus, Brooklands Radio. Listen here

January 30th 2024: Author talk at Wokingham Library, Berkshire

November 14th 2023: Talk on short stories with author Tracy Fells, for Society of Authors' Surrey chapter

November 3rd 2023: Author talk at Guildford Library, Surrey

October 17th 2023: Book launch with author Tracy Fells, The Keep Inn, Guildford

October 11th 2023: Panellist, Fly On The Wall Zoom discussion of short stories

September 28th 2023: Author talk at Goldfinch Books, Alton, Hampshire

September 13th 2023: Waterstones book launch, Guildford

August 15th 2023: Interview with Amanny Mo and Josie Lloyd, BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex

July 6th 2023: Book launch at GUArt, Guildford

Reviews, Interviews & Articles

Review by Eithne Farry in the Daily Mail's Books section on publication day.

Review by Linda Hill, Linda's Book Bag

My Weekly magazine's 'Best New Books', Aug '23.

Included in book blogger Linda Hill's 'My Top 30 Favourite Reads 2023'

Review by Steve Whitaker, Literary Editor of The Yorkshire Times

Review by Hugh Coakley in the Guildford Dragon News


Interview for the HWA's Historia magazine.

Interview for Curtis Brown Creative

Interview for the Bookshelf Cafe News

Interview for Woking Writers' Collective

Interview with writer Sarah Hegarty

Interview with writer Gail Aldwin

Interview with poet Heather Moulson


Feature on author resilience for Pen to Print.

Feature on how Guildford inspires my writing, for Round & About magazine

Feature for Guildford Environmental Forum, how natural landscapes enhance creativity

Feature on Wells Nub News