About

I am an Edinburgh based, Irish writer working as an author and editor for The Wee Book Company. I also edit and proof read on a freelance basis, and am available as a feminist speaker and workshop facilitator.

As a story teller, I’m instinctively suspicious of people’s ‘About’ pages. Listing academic achievements alongside career promotions, with the odd carefully crafted personal anecdote, appearing to convey so much information, and actually saying so very little. I’m not interested in where you work, or how many letters you have after your name, I only care for your stories. I want to know where you got that scar under your chin from, or why you haven’t spoke to your da in ten years. Who’s that girl in the faded photograph you hide between the folds of your wallet? I know it’s not your wife, she’s got blue eyes…