Writing

Graduated MPhil with Distinction from Glasgow University Creative Writing programme, November 2006

 

 

Publications to date

 

 

 

  • In Memoriam (2002): in Writing Wrongs, Canongate. Winner of 2002 Canongate Prize for New Writing

 

  • Nodding Off (2003): in A Fictional Guide to Scotland, ed. Suhayl Saadi, Meaghan Delahunt. OpenInk*

 

  • Inspecting a Preserved Brain (2004). Prizewinner, McCash Scots Poetry Competition, Published in The Herald

 

  • And If You Know… (2005): The Celtic View, July 26th 2005

 

  • Unto Me (2005): The Bandsman, Christmas edition, 2005

 

  • Tattooed Love Boys (2006): in Snacks After Swimming, Freight

 

  • Slow Time in Heaven (2006): in The Herald, 3rd June 2006

 

  • The Lexicon of Love (2006): in Outside of a Dog, Chroma

 

  • Einstein and the Bears (2007): co-authored under name of Ann Dreamwood, in The Herald 28th April 2007

 

  • ZedTee (2007): in The Dreaming City, DEMOS,

 

  • Nicols’s Walk (2011): Causeway Magazine, Volume 2

 

  • Inspecting a Preserved Brain (2012): In The Smeddum Test, 21st Century Poems in Scots, Lesley Duncan and Alan Riach (eds).

 

  • Local Gravitational Fluctuations (2012): in The Smeddum Test, 21st Century Poems in Scots, Lesley Duncan and Alan Riach (eds). Also published in The Herald, 2014

 

  • Gleniffer Braes (2012): in The Smeddum Test, 21st Century Poems in Scots, Lesley Duncan and Alan Riach (eds)

 

  • In for a Penny (2014): In Making Waves anthology (New Voices Press)

 

  • A Colder Kiss (2014): in Making Waves anthology (New Voices Press)

 

  • A Distant Feeling (2015): HarperVoyager ebook short story (July 2015) . Winner of HarperVoyager/BFI National Science Fiction competition

 

Novel – The Dark Side of the Moon – to be published by Freight Books in 2016

 

 

 

Others:

When Sara Was Nine, longlisted for Fish short short story competition, 2005

 

Lee Marvin, shortlisted for McCash Scots Poetry Competition, 2005

 

 

 

 

* “The star [of the anthology] is the superb ‘Nodding Off’…” The List

“Les Wood does a convincing Glasgow patter in ‘Nodding Off’ [which] gently leads the reader to the brink of an impossible choice.” The Scotsman

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