I am a Bristol-based writer, a human rights campaigner (working for the brilliant anti-sweatshop NGO Labour Behind the Label), a former boat dweller, a tea drinker, a marmite lover and a mother to an amazing little person. 


“A really wonderful voice and language”
Lily Williams, Literary Agent, Curtis Brown

”A gorgeous original, evocative voice”
Scott Cairns, King Author Short Story Judge.

”Bold, beautiful and lyrical, a stunning play”
Audience member, The Colour of Clouds, The Pleasance

The things that I have done...

  • Writer on attachment at Bristol Old Vic. 
  • Writer on Creative England's South West Talent Module. 
  • Former member of the National Youth Theatre and Shine Drama's year-long emerging writers programme, Write To Shine. 
  • Mentored by Johnny Capps of Shine Drama (Merlin, Atlantis)
  • Former member of the Soho Theatre Young Writers Group.
  • Masters degree from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Advanced Theatre Practice in Performing.
  • Non-fiction writing published in The New Internationalist, International Business Times, Huffington Post, EcouTerre, Triodos's 'The Colour of Money' and The Bristol Cable. 
  • Co-founder of multi-disciplinary theatre company Handheld Arts.
  • Experienced in interactive theatre, inc. co-creator with Coney on The Changing Room (BAC, Soho, Tristan Bates)

    THE THINGS I HAVE WON...

  • Winner of Bristol Old Vic Open Sessions 2013. 
  • Winner of Frome Short Story competition, 2013 with 'You Slip So Easy'.
  • Winner of King Auther Short Story competition, 2013 with 'The Saturday the World Ended'.
  • Shortlisted for Stagetime East 15 playwriting competition, 2013
  • Winner of NYT and Shine Drama's Write To Shine competition, 2011.
  • Winner of StorySlam (The Albany and Southbank Centre).
  • Finalist of Old Red Lion new writing competition RedFest 2011 with 'Sticks and Stones'.