Fiction

The Plight of the Syrian Refugee

Short piece of prose poetry centred around the ‘refugee crisis’

We Are Rosa Parks

Short story based around the famous Montgomery bus confrontation.

If You Can See Me

A cold December day on Liverpool’s Bold Street and shared moment between a gypsy busker and a woman drinking coffee.

The Eichmann Box

‘Merz Writing’ experiment combining a photograph of Adolf Eichmann with Francis Bacon’s love of painting boxes.

The In-Between

Set in a cafe in Berlin, this a story about displacement, disengagement and a city undergoing constant change.

Point of Collapse

This was a ‘Merz Writing’ experiment based around 09-15-00 by Godspeed You Black Emperor

The Dream Writer

Part of a ‘Merz Writing’ experiment, The Dream Writer is part fiction and part memoir about the things that influence a writer’s work.

Killing Time

The Joker, once again incarcerated in Arkham Asylum has a ‘chat’ with Batman. (Killing Time is set shortly after the events in A Death in the Family by Jim Starlin.)

Flaubert Karaoke

A rewrite of a section of Madame Bovary in the style of Christopher Isherwood