Some of my short stories, poems, articles and extracts from novels have been published in magazines and anthologies, as well as online.
Storying the Self
“We use the phrase ‘Storying the Self’ provocatively. ‘Storying
the Self’ complicates any notion that selves are easily definable or even knowable in any
Anticipation for Netflix’s Rebecca
Lily James looks as if she might be believable. The first time I read Rebecca, I was immersed so fully that I failed to notice the protagonist had no name – she was me, and I was her.
BrightONLINE – The Travelling Philanthropist
I was delighted to be asked if my novel, The Travelling Philanthropist, and the associated reflective commentary could feature in the student literary creative journal, brightONLINE.
Crowborough Conservation – The Lost World
I approached Crowborough Conservation Group to offer my assistance with the Crowborough Festival. The theme in 2017 was Lost World.
Shooter Literary Magazine – The Girl on the Swing
Classic supernatural figures like ghosts and the trope of haunting arise in tales like Suzi Bamblett’s “The Girl on the Swing.
An Imagined Dialogue between Daphne du Maurier and Suzi Bamblett
“The first thing I noticed was the clarity of the air, and then the sharp green colour of the land.” The sea stretches out before me, crystal clear and shimmering in the morning sun. This is the Cornwall of my childhood. From behind, I hear Daphne’s voice.
Twin Trust Bereavement Articles
For my MA Communities Module, I worked with TAMBA (now Twins Trust) Bereavement Support. I was asked to write a Valentine’s letter to my grandsons, Jacob and George to help raise funds for their Big Research Appeal.
Pushing a pram at Birkenau
This photograph always makes me smile. I close my eyes and hear my daughter giggling in her pram. It’s a second-hand green Silver Cross with a rather fancy canopy and my daughter’s wearing a yellow and white gingham romper suit and a wide brimmed sun hat. I see her two pearly teeth in her cute little gummy smile.