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I have 499 stories published in 17 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 409027 times and 236 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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My stories

When I Came Up for Air

When I Came Up for Air (after Stevie Smith) Everything has withered and died. How can I stay here? Once, when young, I could see futures. But not...

Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green A schoolgirl who boarded a plane. Fifteen years old. Radicalised by men. Pregnant, alone. Terrified of blame. Hang her now! You hearts...

The Price of a Bag of Potatoes

The Price of a Bag of Potatoes Today in St Luke’s they stuck a needle in my eye. Unpleasant, but I could afford a taxi home. On the news tonight a...
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Roaming Charges

Roaming Charges I remember a sad song in Paris and a sweet new year dance in Barcelona. The long kiss by the wall in East Berlin. But now we are...
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The Game at the Bottom of the Stocking

The Thing at the Bottom of the Stocking The westward ship sunk with all my big dreams on board. A heartbreaking game.

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