CV

Full Length Novel

2019

Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz

Knight Errant Press

Full Length Memoir

2002

Cracked: Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury,

Jessica Kingsley

Short Fiction

To be Published

Gillian The Voodoo Doll

Mycelia Issue 3

To be Published

The McCoy's (reprint)

The Ampersand Project

To be Published

Anti-Social (reprint)

The Selkie

To be Published

Left

Home Anthology

To be Published

A Bad Influence

Lallans

To be Published

Don't Cry 

Fat Cat

2019

Duck Feet (reprint)

The Common Breath

2019

The Demon And The Witch

Hysteria

2019

Sweet Dreams

From Glasgow To Saturn

2019

Family Issues

Lallans

2019

Extract from Kingstreet

Scottish Transmasculine zine issue 1

2019

2 short stories: Witch (previously in The Manchester Review), The Devil And The Witch

Open Mic Podcast

2019

BC Kid (reprint)

Nitrogen House

2019

Bad Elements (reprint)

Aether + Ichor

2019

When Jesus Doesn't Love You (reprint)

Hysteria

2019

Space (reprint)

The Selkie

2019

The First Night (companion story to novel Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz)

Fearless Femme

2018

Nae Milk

Razur Cuts

2018

Blozo

Mycelia (reprint) 

2018

The Virus

Bone and Ink (Halloween Issue)

2018

The Family Situation

The Interpreter’s House

2018

The Aftermath

Fearless Femme (reprint) 

2018

Pure Gay

Chelsea Station

2018

Nae Shame

Monstrous Regiment

2018

Duck Feet 

Open Mic Podcast (previously published in Mslexia)

2018

Witch

The Manchester Review

2018

Body Paint 

Fearless Femme

2018

Extract from Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz

Fearless Femme

2018

Sixteen

Bunbury

2018

Aw Grown Up

From Glasgow To Saturn Issue 40

2017

Bad Elements

New Writing Scotland

2016

Anti-Social

Scottish Pen

2016

The Aftermath (companion story to novel Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz)

Callisto

2016

Manhole

Chelsea Station magazine (special f2m transgender issue)

2016

Billy’s Money

Polychrome Ink

2015

The Invisible Man

Glitterwolf magazine issue 9 (the gender issue)

2014

When Jesus Doesn’t Love You

Glitterwolf magazine

2014

BC Kid

Chasing The Moon anthology

2014

The Wee Man

Keeping The Edge anthology

2014

Oot

LGBT history website

2012

Five short stories: Kingstreet (revised), The Best A Man Can Get, Don’t Cry, Pressure, Ghost

B.I.D. magazine issues 9,10, 12, 13

2012

Hero (reprint)

2 Impress Editions

2011

Hero

Product Magazine

2011

Social Dancing (previously published as ‘Religious’)

Scottish Pen 

2010

The Chair

From Glasgow To Saturn Issue 18 

2010

Support

Causeway magazine

2010

VL

Pushing Out The Boat magazine

2010

Rumours

Brittle Star magazine

2009

Space

The Edinburgh Review

2008

Smellin Helen

Mslexia magazine issue 39

2008

Cantsmell

From Glasgow To Saturn

2006

Shite

Work Anthology, The Scotsman+Orange Short Story Award

2006

Leesa Left Leg

The Glasgow Seeker

2006

Three short stories: Mumbo Jumbo, Religious, The Rules

Litro magazine issues 2,3,4

2006

Barlinnie Gradyooits

Lallans Journal 68

2006

Four short stories: Privleejd, Thi Micoys, Tregijo, Ded Meat

The Eildon Tree issue 13

2005

Duck Feet

Mslexia magazine issue 24

2004

Blozo

Stramash anthology

2003

Two short stories: King Street, Chameleon

Eir magazine

2003

Guys And Dolls

Chameleon

2002

The Listener

Defenestration magazine

2001

Revamp

The Eildon Tree: Special Fiction issue 6

Letters

2018

Coming Out Letter 

National Theatre Of Scotland / Adam World Choir

2018

Coming Out Letter 2

F, M + Other anthology, Knight Errant Press

2017

Letter to S 

Beyond The Binary magazine

1994

Letter to Victor Bog-off

Big! magazine

Other non-fiction

2019

On Writing

The Ampersand Project

2018

My Big Fat Gay Recon Mission

Queering The Map Of Glasgow, Knight Errant Press

2017

Fighting Like A Girl

Diva

2015

Working With Young Offenders

Lapidus  

2014 - 2015

www.beanloveblog.wordpress.com

Weekly self-published blog

2014

www.thenotsosecretdiaryoflcalderwood.blogspot.co.uk

Two entries of a self-published blog

2014

Love

Naked Among Thistles, Stewed Rhubarb Press

2003

Foreword for medical report ‘Invisible Children’

CBIT, brain injury organisation for young people

2003

The Magic Of Camus

​Glasgow Women’s Library Newsletter, issue 23

2002

Songs From The Closet

Centre Point magazine

2002

What The F**ck Is Alice? (extract from ‘Cracked’)

Nomad

2001

Family Outing

Diva

2001

The Camus Experience

Diva

2001

Books Without Cuddles For Kids Who Love Animals

Animal Prints

2001

Remembering Lena

The Buteman Newspaper

2000

The House Sitter (extract from ‘Cracked’)

Nerve issue 3

Poetry

To be published

Ely

F, M + Other Volume 2, Knight Errant Press

2018

Mad Girls’ Love Song (reprint)

Fearless Femme

2016

Half-Moon Scar

Glasgow Women Poets anthology 

2015

London Vegan Valentine

LGBT History blog

2015

Mad Girls’ Love Song

The Big Issue

2012

The Lesbian Alphabet

B.I.D issue 11

2003

Two poems: Flowers, Dream Catcher

The Human Machine anthology

2002

The Brightest Star (reprint)

The Female Touch anthology

2002

Wall Stripping

Nerve magazine issue 3

2001

Writer’s Block

​The Eildon Tree

2001

The Brightest Star

The Buteman newspaper

2000

Winter Mornings, Utopia

Bibliophilos magazine

2000

An Ode To A Friend’s Helping Hands

Triumph House, The Light From Within anthology

2000

Glory

Triumph House, In Captured Thought anthology

1999 (?)

A Fair Affair

Cutting Teeth Relaunch

1998

Too Much Life Can Kill (revised version)

Nerve magazine issue 1

1997

Too Much Life Can Kill

Renfrew Writes

1997

Fresh Fruits

​Poetry Now, Seasons Of Contentment anthology

1997

Sharing A Suitcase

Arrival Press, Poetic Destinations anthology

1997

Working It Out

Anchor Books, Poet’s Platter anthology

1997

Running Scared

Poetry Now, Editor’s Choice Volume 4

1997

The Weathercock

Poetry Now, Timeless Ripples anthology

1997

A Warm Smile In November

Poetry Now, In My Thoughts anthology

1997

Combat Kisses

Arrival Press, Creative Verse anthology

1997

Pine For Love

Arrival Press, From Me To You anthology

1997

Hollywood Dream On

Poetry Now, A Day In The Life Of anthology

1997

Heart-warmer

Poetry Now Editor’s Choice Volume 2

1996

One Way System

One Way Ticket Anthology

1996

An Englishman Abroad

Poetry Now magazine

1996

Emily Wasn’t Horsing Around

The Poetic 100 Year Diary

1995 (?)

The Road To Happiness, Palmistry

Triumph House

1995 (?)

Fragments Of The Past

The Poetry Guild

1994

Untitled letter/poem

Victor Bogoff’s column, Big! Magazine

Other Projects

2018

Sensitivity reader for YA novel ‘Becoming Dinah’ by Kit De Waal

2003

Editor of Chameleon 

2001

Wrote and directed 5 min film Outlaws (Dykes In The City trilogy).

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgay Festival

Awards and Achievements

Escalator Award, Norwich Writing Centre

2016 - 2017

The Luvvies screen-writing competition - Runner up

2016

Scottish Book Trust Mentorship Scheme Award

2011 - 2012

Lightship first chapter competition – shortlisted two years running

2011 & 2012

Scottish Arts Council Bursary

2008

Arvon Trust Bursary, Moniack Mhor

2008

Dumbarton Novella competition – 2ndPrize

2007

Undiscovered Authors First Chapter Award - shortlisted

2006

Lallans Writing Competition – 2ndprize

2005

I was one of seven youths who received funding from the Millennium Award Scheme to put together the Diverse Divas exhibition in Glasgow’s Centre For Contemporary Arts. Chameleon, a one-off imprint comprised of fiction by lesbian and bisexual women was launched as part of this.

2003

HNC Professional Writing Skills – 2 prizes (SQA+course prize)

2001

Education

Crime Writing Diploma, Stonebridge College

A+

2014 - 2015

Creative Writing MPHIL, Glasgow University

Graduated with distinction

2002 - 2004

Theatre And Film Studies, Strathclyde Uni 

Evening classes in Writing For Stage+Screen+Stand Up Comedy

2001

HNC Professional Writing Skills, Glasgow Nautical College

2000 - 2001

NC Creative Writing

1997 - 2000

Relevant Experience

Community Librarian

Outhouse East LGBT charity, Colchester

2016

Writer In Residence

Polmont Young Offender’s Institution, Falkirk

2012 - 2014

Youth Worker, LGBT Scotland

2012

Creative Writing Outreach Lecturer, Reid Kerr College, Paisley

2002 - 2005

Participant in drama workshops, scriptwriting, performance poetry

Birds Of Paradise Disability Theatre Company, Glasgow

2000 - 2002

Bookseller, Borders Books, Glasgow

1998

Classroom Assistant in special unit for teens with emotional problems

1996 - 1997