short stories

  • Speak for Yourself, John       Political speed dating in Local Democracy Week: the scandal of the councillor and the schoolgirl.
  • How Fiction Works       A library book in the hands of a prison inmate can encourage empathy for others. When a prison book falls into the hands of an innocent elderly widow…
  • An English Fiction       Pass a man in the street who holds out his hand to you — a man you remember from childhood as your father’s guest — and if you are a gentleman of course you will shake it.