Friday’s Child
A short story that will be published in 2018, in an anthology of short stories and poetry, after taking third prize in the Bedford International Writing Competition 2017.


The Adonis Effectfish
A short story in Fish Anthology 2017, selected for publication in the international Fish Publishing 2016/2017 Short Story contest judged by novelist Neel Mukherjee. Published in July 2017 and available here if you’re in the UK, or here if you’re in the US.



A Game of Cribbage
A short piece of creative nonfiction about a strange episode in my life on a sheep farm in Wales appeared in the York Literary Review in May 2016. York Literary Review is a journal of new writing and criticism, published twice a year.



Photo:  Anne Hirst

Almost the Top of the World
Cricket magazine published my account of climbing Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, Almost the Top of the World, under the name Roz Kay. Cricket publishes fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction, and has published some of the most respected writers of children’s literature. You can access this online version using a US library card number.