Driving Ambition, Toronto: Bundoran Press, 2018, reissued as an independent publication 2020 [click link to buy in various formats]

Short Stories and Poetry

Selected short stories can be read in the collection Automotive Dreams, available from Kindle Direct Publishing.

"The Ghosts of Trees", Shroeline of Infinity 20, March 2021 (available to read for free at the link).

"The Lori", Clarkesworld issue 167, August 2020 (available to read for free at the link).

"The Island of Misfit Toys", Clarkesworld 171, December 2020.

"Onward Christian Soldiers", Flash In A Flash, 15 September 2020. (reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

"The Stepford App", Mad Scientist Journal, Winter 2020.

"Jolene", Interzone 283, September 2019 (shortlisted for BSFA Award for Shorter Fiction, 2019); reprinted in Automotive Dreams; download a free PDF here

"Every Little Star", Mad Scientist Journal, Winter 2019 (available to read for free at the link; reprinted in Best Of British SF 2019, Newcon Press, 2020).

"Doomed Youth", Interzone 278, November 2018 (
reprinted in Best Of British SF 2018, Newcon Press, 2019).

"Proteus in the City", Nevertheless (Tesseracts Twenty-One), eds. Rhonda Parrish and Greg Bechtel, EDGE Publications, 2018

"Morning in the Republic of America", 49th Parallels, ed. Hayden Trenholm, Toronto: Bundoran Press, 2017

"The Little Car Dreams of Gasoline", On Spec 27 (4), Autumn 2016. (reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

"Auto Ethnography", EPIC Perspectives, July 2016 (Available to read for free-- click the link; reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

"Seal", Lazarus Risen, ed. Hayden Trenholm and Michael Rimar, Toronto: Bundoran Press 2016. (reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

"Leave Only Footprints", Story of the Month Club, March 2015 (reprinted in the 2016 volume A Bakers' Dozen of Magic, ed. Jessica Brawney)

"Selma Eats", XIII, March 2015

"The Confession of Whistling Dixie", Unlikely Story 11, February 2015 (Available to read for free-- click the link; reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

"The Egg Man", in Sanity Clause is Coming, London: Fringeworks Press, 2014 (Reprinted December 2018 by Tell Tale Press in the anthology The Spell Books 1: Winter Holidays, ed. Andrea Dawn).

“Mouse Trap”, Perihelion SF, July 2013
(Available to read for free-- click the link)

“Rabbit Season”, in Blood and Water, ed. Hayden Trenholm, Toronto: Bundoran Press, 2012. Aurora Award Winner (Best Related Work), 2013.

“The Kindly Race”, British Fantasy Society Journal, Spring 2012 (reprinted in the 2014 World Fantasy Convention anthology Unconventional Fantasy, ed. Peggy Rae Sapienza)

“Stone Roach”, Asimov Magazine, (September 2011)

“The Metaphor”, Interzone, Issue 236, Sept-Oct 2011, reprinted Forever Magazine October 2016 (a reading can be heard for free on the StarShip Sofa podcast; reprinted in Automotive Dreams)

“Skulduggery,” with Alan Stevens, Shelf Life, edited by Jay Eales et al., Factor Fiction Press, 2008 (available to read for free at

"Ghost," On Spec (Fall 1996)


Radio Bastard, with Alan Stevens, Robert Barringer-Lock and Steve Allen, Magic Bullet Productions, 2013

Metafiction, with Alan Stevens, Magic Bullet Productions, 2012

Storm Mine (stage version), with Alan Stevens and Daniel O'Mahony. Lass O'Gowrie Productions. Performed at the Manchester Fringe Festival 2012.

Metafiction (stage version), with Alan Stevens. Performed at SF London Festival 2011.

When Travis Met Blake, with Alan Stevens, 2008. Performed at Aftermath convention, Northampton.

The Prisoner, with Alan Stevens, MJTV Productions, 2006

Hidden Persuaders, with Jim Smith. Magic Bullet Productions, 2003

Anthropology books

Professional Identities (with Shirley Ardener)


By Your Command: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Battlestar Galactica vol. 1

Audio dramas

Kaldor City: Metafiction


Blood and Water