ABOUT

I'm a writer, editor, and creative translator. I work with communication agencies, literary consultancies, nonprofit organizations, B2B and B2C companies, news outlets, and publishing houses in Luxembourg, the UK, and elsewhere in Europe.

 

I have postgraduate degrees in Literature and Culture – from Glasgow, a place I adore (once a Glasgow Girl, always a Glasgow Girl), and Oxford, which was not for me. I have taught courses at Oxford University, Advanced Studies in Bath, and the University of Trier.

 

I have been published (and have work forthcoming) in literary magazines (print and online) in fiction and nonfiction. My work in progress – a historical novel – was shortlisted by Cinnamon Press, UK, for which I also received a bursary towards mentoring.

I am currently working on three other fiction projects. One other historical novel, set in Italy in the early 20th century, a folktale novella about mental illness (currently on submission), and a short story collection of folktale re-imaginings.

 

I am a British-German European and live in Luxembourg.

Research Background

I researched the ways in which mythic stories can be re-imagined and how past and present concepts of the nonhuman can inform us about our perceptions of ourselves as humans. I chronicled ideas of the nonhuman from the Middle Ages to the Anthropocene.

Fiction Writing

My novel, Midnights in Marble, was shortlisted for the Cinnamon Press Pencil Prize 2019.

My short story, Goewin, is published in Fly on the Wall's Identity Magazine.

I recently wrote a short story, A is for Askafroa, in response to an illustration by Katherine Soutar.

Work forthcoming in The Dawntreader (Indigo Dreams Publishing) and Misplacement Magazine.

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Nonfiction Writing

I write essays on place, the climate crisis, and folklore. Read my essay on concepts of time and the climate crisis in Sage Magazine.

Climate Chronicle Luxembourg

I run a blog called Climate Chronicle Luxembourg, which posts information on climate action in Luxembourg. If you want to find out about local events, strikes, marches etc. relating to the global climate crisis, have a look!

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