16 June, Polari at Belfast Book Festival

You catch me reading at The Belfast Book Festival this year alongside Paul Burston, VG Lee and local LGBT authors.

Fri 16 June 8pm: Reading at Polari Literary Salon at Sunflower Pub


I’m also teaching two workshops.

Sat 10 June 10am-1pm: Workshop – Turning a Short Story into a Novel

Sat 17 June 2-5pm: Workshop – Everything a Debut Novelist Needs to Know


You can also see me interview two debut novelists….

Wed 7 June 12.45: Interviewing Cairan McMenamin about his debut ‘Skintown’

Wed 14 June 12.45: Interviewing Ethel Rohan about her debut novel ‘The Weight of Him’

I hope to see some of you there.


The Good Son 3rd Editon

Winner of The Polari First Novel Prize

‘A triumph of storytelling. An absolute gem.’ Donal Ryan

‘Raw, funny and endlessly entertaining’. Jonathan Coe