SHORT FICTION/ESSAYS

NIKKI has had a number of short works of fiction published.

Two of Nikki’s short stories appeared in the international anthology Twisted Tax Tales published in 2017.

Nikki has two short stories on the shortlist for the Newcastle Short Story Award 2017. Winners will be announced on April 7th, 2017.

Nikki won the prestigious International Moth Short Story Prize. The 2016 award was judged by John Boyne, author of The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas and many other highly acclaimed books. Her story ‘Yellow Belly’ was published in the autumn edition of The Moth Magazine, Ireland in September, 2016.

In August 2013, her short story ‘James Franco’s Smile’ was included in the annual fiction edition of THE BIG ISSUE.

In 2013 NIKKI had an essay, ‘The Memoir:inside and out,’ published in ‘The Emerging Writer: an insider’s guide to growing your writing,’ Volume 4.

In April 2016, NIKKI had her short story ‘Thunderstruck’ shortlisted for a Newcastle Literary Award and it was included in the anthology of the same name.

In August 2016, NIKKI had two short prose pieces published in the annual edition of The Grieve Project. Her piece entitled ‘The Cubby House’ was given a special mention and was voted the People’s Choice at the public reading and launch of the book.