Children’s playscript: ‘Wise Clytie’

Hello, and Happy February. I’m pleased to have a playscript up at Drama Notebook (.com). It’s based on the Greek myth of Clytie, a water nymph who tragically became a sunflower, set to mourn for eternity over unrequited love.

Not in my play.

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Story: ‘The Cirrus Bird’ published in Bracken Magazine

Bracken Magazine | nonfiction | web

Through horrors and monsters of childhood she asked us our flowers, and she kept her nightly list. Best things. Fun things. Favourite things. Goodness. Each evening the inventories spilled wide-limbed out of her. How had I never noticed they were wings?”

This piece was written for the CORONA HOPELINGS issue of Bracken Magazine in response to the lockdown for coronavirus.

You can read the full story here.