Submissions and Competitions


  1. Joe Cortana received a Highly Commended in the 2021 Writing Magazine/Writers’ Weekend Short Story competition, part of the 2021 Winchester Writers Weekend.  See here.

  2. Encrypted and The Watchers Above were accepted as elements in Winchester Wordwalk, 2021

  3. The Lady appeared in the 'Twisted Tales' Autumn 2021 edition of Makarelle.  See here.  It also appears in Makerelle: Anthology One.  See here.

  4. Far Flung Knowledge appeared in 'Red Letter Days', the 40th Anniversary Anthology of the Open University Poetry Society.  See here.

  5. The Morgan appeared in the December 2021 edition of 'Miscellany', the Morgan Sports Car Club magazine.

  6. My Javanese Inamorato  appeared in the the 'Love is Love' Winter 2021 edition of Makarelle.   See here.

  7. And is there honey still for tea? appeared in the February 2022  'Culture Matters' edition of 'A Fish Rots from the Head'.  See here.

  8. 20 July 1969 will appear in the 2022 Stirling Creative Writers Association anthology, 2022.

  9. The Sunken Garden, appears in the 'Landmarks' Spring 2022 edition of Makarelle.  See here.

  10. The Morgan will appear in 'Openings 39', the anthology of the Open University Poet's Society.

  11. The Melted Heart will appear in the MMU Poetry & Short Fiction Creation Society Anthology 2022.

Submissions in progress:

  1. The girl in the blue costume, The Elms' Decree, The Mismaze submitted to the Winchester Poetry Festival 2022.

  2. Vne submitted to the Intrepid Times 'Wrong Turns' competition, Apr 2022.

  3. The fruit of life submitted to the May 2022 Cult Challenge, Hedgehog Press.

Submissions that were unsuccessful:

  1. Simulan Man, My Javanese Inamorata, Where the almond blossoms fall - Winchester Poetry Festival 2020

  2. The Lady - Winchester Poetry Festival 2021

  3. Sentenced in Arizona - Makarelle 2021

  4. The Sunken Garden - Hampshire Writers' Society Writing Competition - Nov 2021

  5.  Joe Cortana - Astounding Science Fiction, 2021

  6. A night without Mercy - Hampshire Writers Society - Writing Competition - December 2021

  7. The Phone Call - Hampshire Writers Society - Writing Competition - January 2022

  8. The melted heart submitted to the 'Change' edition of Aah magazine, January 2022

  9. A Final Dawn submitted to Cross and Keys, Apr 2022.