Writing

I have written plays, novels and theatre reviews for a number of media outlets.  I work as a freelance playwright and arts journalist now, with a focus on theatre and the writing craft.

Awards:

FAB Prize Highly Commended Writer – Faber and Faber Children’s & Andlyn Literary Agency (2017)

Winner – TYPT:17 Spoken Word Competition, Talawa Theatre Company (2017)

Winner – Literary Kitchen Festival  Flash Fiction competition (2015)

Shortlisted playwright – Southend International Playwriting Festival (2015)

 

Writing Credits:

FOR A BLACK GIRL, VAULT Festival, Camden People’s Theatre (2018)

INFOMANIA, commissioned by Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2018)

OPHELIA, commissioned by Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2017)

THE SPIDER, Royal Holloway University (2016)

I also write my own spoken word, performed at: Tricycle Theatre, Hackney Showrooms,

 

See below for a variety of work, including writing for Exeunt Magazine, London Box Office and Miro Magazine:

 

Reviews

Review – Soho Theatre

 

Opinion Pieces

Why Can’t a Black Body Ever Just Be a Black Body Onstage?

Emotional Safety in the Rehearsal Room

 

Features

The Fall – Royal Court

Between Joy and Anger

Feature – Camden People’s Theatre

 

 

 

Writing fiction is a huge passion of mine; I have written and completed two novels so far.  My writing style has been described as ‘quirky’ so…make of that what you will. Better yet you can get a flavour of my writing below:

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