Together with writer Philip Douch I will be reading at September's Stroud Theatre Festival on Friday 28 September at 8pm, and Saturday 30 September at 6.00. The event is called 'Philip and John's Medium-sized Night Out'.
Theatre Festival brochure here - http://www.stroudtheatrefestival.co.uk/brochure.html
Tickets for festival performances are £ 7.00 and £ 5.00 (concessions)
The Booking Office number is 01453 760900
or visit Stroud TIC
Click here to book using the Subscription Rooms website
Tentatively scheduled for 15 August the US website 101Words will publish my little flash piece 'Tropical Fish'.
'Skin', 'The Guy at the Bar' and 'I was in Need of Money' will all be published in the WorcsLitFest Flash Fiction Anthology 2017.
My story (which I cannot currently name because the award is judged blind) has moved from the 34-strong long list to the 10-strong Dorset Fiction Award short list and will be published in the anthology. Winner announced in two weeks.
Those nice people at the National Flash Fiction Day have selected my story 'The River' to be published online at http://flashfloodjournal.blogspot.co.uk/ at 7.20am on Saturday 24 June. And remain there, of course. A piece of flash fiction will be published every ten minutes during NFFD!
It's taken some time for the book to be published but 'The Note' has now been published by Australian publisher Raging Aardvark in its 2016 Twisted Tales anthology.
Two of my flashes 'Easily Embarrassed' and 'That Summer' have been published in the Earlyworks Press anthology 'Apples, Shadows and Light'.
I will be reading my story 'A Visit from the Vampires' at the Bath Fringe event 'More Banksy Than Bonnet's organised by Bristol's Stokes Croft Writers at Burdall's Yard, London Road, Bath, BA1 5NH at 8pm on Friday 2 June. Tickets £8, £6 and £4 from the Bath fringe website.
I'm reading 4 pieces at the Flash Fiction Evening run by Bath Flash Fiction Award on Friday 26 May at 7.30 pm in St James Wine Vaults, 10 St James Street, Bath, BA1 2TW. Other authors reading are Meg Pokrass, K M Elkes, Joanna Campbell, Tracey Fells and Jude Higgins. £5 on the door.
The New Zealand National Flash Fiction Day has short listed my piece of flash 'Belinda's Diets' amongst 22 other short listed pieces. It will be published in June.