Articles, panels, interviews...

Writing Gothic Fiction. Panellist with V.H. Leslie, Caitriona Ward, Darkfest, University of Portsmouth, November 2019.

Moderator of panel Ruins, Curses and Family Secrets: The Gothic featuring Eden Royce, F. Brett Cox, Dr Theodora Goss. Panel at WorldCon, Dublin, August 2019

Fleshy Fears: Horror and the Body. Panellist with Ramsey Campbell, Penny Jones, Tamsyn Muir, Madeline Ashby. Panel at WorldCon, Dublin, August 2019

Horror and the Irish Supernatural. Panellist with Maura McHugh and Dr. Jack Fennell. Panel at WorldCon, Dublin, August 2019

From Screen to Page: Is The Boom in Horror Cinema Boosting Horror Fiction? Panellist with MR Carey, Gary McMahon, Tade Thompson, Angeline Trevena, Edge-Lit, Derby, July 2018.

The Write Stuff: What Qualities and Skills Does an Author Need? Panellist with Andrew Bannister, Ruth De Haas, Rod Duncan,  Niki Valentine, Edge-Lit, Derby, July 2018.

Public reading from The Girl In The Fort, Samhain festival, Limerick, October 2018.

Public reading from The Black Room Manuscripts IV, Fantasycon, Chester, October 2018 with J.R. Park, Duncan P. Bradshaw and Penny Jones.

Public reading from The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, Irish Horror Expo, Dublin October 2017.

Women in Horror. Panellist at Fantasycon, Peterborough, October 2017 with Theresa Derwin (mod), Laura Mauro, Nancy Kilpatrick.

Playing with the Real. Panellist at Fantasycon, Peterborough, October 2017 with Peter Coleborn (mod), Andrew Hook, Tej Turner, Mike Chinn, Jacey Bedford

Mythology, Folk Tales & The Imagination. Panellist at Fantasycon, Peterborough, October 2017 with Iain Grant (mod), Eliza Chann, James Bennett, James Brogden, Justin Newland

Public reading from The Girl In The Fort, Fantasycon, Peterborough, October 2017.

Thrills and Chills: Just How Different Are Thrillers and Horror? Panellist at Sledge-Lit, Derby, July 2017 with Simon Clark, Alex Davis (mod), Jo Jakeman, Sarah Pinborough

Public reading at launch for New Music For Old Rituals, Sledge-Lit, Derby, July 2017

Public reading from The Girl In The Fort, Sledge-Lit, Derby, July 2017

Public reading from The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, Irish Horror Expo, Dublin, October 2016. ‘Visualising Horror.’ Reading Horror in Art and Comic Books. Panellist at Irish Horror Expo, Dublin, October 2016 with Dr. Kevin Costrophine (moderator), Maura McHugh, Rachel Deering, Ciaran Marcantonio

With a new wave of real life horror stories, are we running out of imaginary scares? Is reality the new horror? Panellist at Fantasycon, Scarborough, September 2016, with Ramsey Campbell, Paul Finch (Chair), Helen Marshall, Mark West and V.H. Leslie

Public reading from The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, Fantasycon, Scarborough, September 2016

Public reading at launch of The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, Edge-Lit, Derby, July 2016

Talking about writing on Hannah Kate's blog. 

 

Reflecting on lessons taught by speculative fiction on Bookworm Blues blog. 

Discussing self as academic and self as fiction author on the Gothic Imagination guest blog. Part of my Gothic Intersections series of blogs for The Gothic Imagination

Talking about the intersections that can occur between creative and critical writing and the correlations, coincidences and insights that can arise in this overlap. Part of my Gothic Intersections series of blogs for The Gothic Imagination

Talking about spaces where histories, stories and memories converge to create a particular kind of local Gothic that has a clear and direct link to the folklore it draws from. Part of my Gothic Intersections series of blogs for The Gothic Imagination. September 2013.

I attempt to examine a different set of junctures; this time it's intersections between fine art practice, sites and stories. Part of my Gothic Intersections series of blogs for The Gothic Imagination. September 2013.

Talking about writing dark fiction and inspiration and all things to do with scribbling...on the Hic Dragones Tumblr. September 2013.

Enthusing about one of my favourite fictional worlds - the dark domesticity of Shirley Jackson on the She Wolf  blog. February 2014.

Musing about na Sidhe, drag and noir on the Fox Spirit site. Thanks to K.A. Laity for the invitation.

Through Mark West's kind invitation I end up enthusing about Elizabeth Bowen's 'The Cat Jumps'

Jim McLeod invited me to take part in his Motherhood of the Monstrous WiH blogs - this is mine on Domestic Gothic.

In which I discuss my Childhood Fear - of home - on the Ginger Nuts of Horror website.

Another invitation from Mark West sees me wax lyrical about what is arguably the greatest Stephen King short story, 'Strawberry Spring.'

In which I talk to Gavin of Kendall Reviews about writing.

On contemporary body-based female writing that features dystopian settings, anxieties of dissolution, and acute physical fears.

In which I'm interviewed about my writing space by award-winning author Georgina Bruce.