WITCHES’ GETS – EXTRA SHOW!

‘Emotionally gripping and beautifully performed…’ (Dawn Geddes, Scots Magazine.) Following our sell-out performances at Cymera Festival in June 2019, I’m thrilled to open The Audacious Women’s Festival 2020 with a new production of WITCHES’ GETS at...
Dublin Launch for The Gravity of Love

Dublin Launch for The Gravity of Love

I am so thrilled to be launching my new novel The Gravity of Love in Ireland in the wonderful independent bookstore Gutter Books in Temple Bar in Dublin on Wednesday 30th May at 6.30 p.m.  I will be talking about why the gravity of love is so powerful, and how love...

Edinburgh Launch of The Gravity of Love at Golden Hare Books

Join me at my favourite Scottish Indie bookshop and celebrate the launch of my new novel The Gravity of Love on Thursday 24th May in Golden Hare Books in Edinburgh! I am so excited to be sharing the arrival of my new book in the very special location of Golden Hare...
The story of The Island Girls

The story of The Island Girls

In April 2020, my novel THE ISLAND GIRLS was published by Bookouture. The following post tells the story of behind the book. In October 2019, I travelled to Boston and Maine with my good friend fellow writer Becky Sweeney to research the settings for The Island Girls....
PICTURE THIS! The Art of Short Story Writing

PICTURE THIS! The Art of Short Story Writing

WRITE YOUR OWN SHORT STORY INSPIRED BY A WORK OF ART IN BERGEN’S KODE 4 ART MUSEUM I am so looking forward to my forthcoming creative writing weekend workshop hosted by Skrivekunstkollektivet in collaboration with Aurora Writers Retreats in Bergen in Norway on 18th...
Early Spring Creative Writing Retreat – Scottish Borders

Early Spring Creative Writing Retreat – Scottish Borders

I am thrilled to be co-facilitating a very special Creative Writing Retreat with the writer Melody Nixon in the Scottish Borders in late February. The theme of our weekend retreat is the first days of Spring, creating new energy and unblocking creativity as nature...
Writing Workshop in June in Bergen

Writing Workshop in June in Bergen

Join me at the Litteraturhuset in Bergen in Norway on Saturday 25th June when I will be teaching a day long workshop on how to write a novel. I will enable participants to put their ideas for a book into action, and strengthen their writing skills and focus,...
Listen to me read my short story The Return from the Market

Listen to me read my short story The Return from the Market

You can listen to the National Gallery of Ireland’s podcast of myself in conversation with Sinead Gleeson alongside writers Eoin McNamee and Philip Davison as well as hear us reading our short stories published in Thames and Hudsons anthology of Irish writers on...
Upcoming talk at National Gallery of Ireland

Upcoming talk at National Gallery of Ireland

Join myself and two other writers Philip Davison and Eoin McNamee at the National Gallery of Ireland on Sunday 23rd November at 3 p.m. when we will be reading from our work in the new Thames & Hudson Anthology Lines of Vision, Irish Writers on Art, and in...
Listen to me read my short story The Return from the Market

New short story in National Gallery of Ireland Anthology

As part of the 150 year celebrations of the National Gallery of Ireland a collection of Irish writers were asked to write a short story or poem inspired by a painting from the collection. I was honoured to be one of these writers. After several visits to the National...