Author Archives: sam

Next Novel Is All Signed Up!

I’m very happy to say I’ve recently signed with Crooked Cat Books for my my next novel, Rose Villa, due out in February 2018!

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A Bad Winter

My latest novel, A Bad Winter, will be out on 21st September! The pre-order page is up on Amazon now, and I’m having a launch at The Rutland Arms in Sheffield. I’m also doing a little blog tour in the … Continue reading

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How To Be A Redhead

I’m now one of the regular writers at How To Be a Redhead, writing about all things ginger!  

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The Folded Word Blog

I’ll be writing a monthly blog at Folded Word. It’ll be mostly fiction with the odd bit of travel and observation. The theme is our need for, and interaction with, green spaces in urban landscapes. Here’s the first one!   

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New Chapbook this August

Orange Balloon, my second chapbook with Folded Word, will be published in August this year!

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Reliability of Rope Reviewed at Crimesquad

A great review of Reliability of Rope up on CrimeSquad! “Mystery surrounds the death of Peter in a drama told through the eyes of three very different people. This is a story of grief and guilt with very human characterisation … Continue reading

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Penny Shorts

I wrote a short story for the launch of the Penny Shorts website. 50p per download! http://http://www.pennyshorts.com/stories/coming-of-age/going-underground/

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Radio Sheffield – My Life So Far

I was on Rony Robinson’s show last week on Radio Sheffield, talking about writing, books, life and stuff. Go to 02:07:49 ish if you want to give it a listen http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02rwr4z

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Reliability of Rope Launch

The book launch for Reliability of Rope will be at The Three Tuns pub in Sheffield, Thursday 11th June at 7.30. Readings, Q&A, chat and beer! https://www.facebook.com/events/1430466887262103/1430467073928751/

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Leeds Big Bookend Festival and New Book!

I’ll be Chris Nickson’s guest at The Big Bookend Festival in Leeds, 6th June at 2pm, Central Library. My first event for the new book, ‘Reliability of Rope’ http://www.bigbookend.co.uk/events/chris-nickson-leeds-the-biography-a-history-of-leeds-in-short-stories-saturday-6th-june-central-library-leeds/ Armley Press’ John Lake says he picked Sam’s book to publish … Continue reading

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