My short stories have been shortlisted for the COSTA and Manchester Fiction prizes, published in a number of print and online journals, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4.


Terracotta Heart (based on Thomas Hardy’s A Thunderstorm in Town)  BBC Radio 4, broadcast Jan 2018

Succubus, Manchester Fiction Prize Finalist, 2016

The Glassblower’s Daughter, Costa Short Story Award Finalist, 2014

Venus in Tatters, The List, 2015

Lotte, Copperfield Review, 2015

At the Bottom of the Sea of Troubles, Liars’ League London, 2014

Where it Hurts, Liars’ League London, 2013


Mortal Thoughts, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine 2018

Escaping Plague, Valve IV, 2015

Digging Up Trouble, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, March/April, 2015

In One Thousand Years, Dactyl, Issue Two, 2014

Lotte, Prole 12, 2013

Our Beach, Dactyl Issue One, 2013

The She-Squid’s Embrace, Valve III, 2013

India Rubber, Vintage Script, Autumn, 2012

A collection of my surreal, burlesque erotic short stories, (writing as Lucy Debussy) was published by Trapeze in February 2024. Check out Lucy Debussy’s Instagram and Substack if you’re intrigued….