John’s stories have appeared in Bookanista, Untitled Books, The Menteur, and The Four Quarters Magazine.


The Wandering Shop

A contemporary fairy tale about greed, resentment, and life in modern London. Published in the January 2014 issue of Bookanista.

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The Devil's Son

Featured as the "New Voice" in the May issue of Untitled Books, “The Devil’s Son" takes a quirky and whimsical perspective on the persistent rumours that Paganini, a Victorian violinist heralded as the greatest virtuoso of all time, was in league with the Devil.


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"rivetting, carefully written and beautifully told" - Farhana Gani







"Sibelius" explores the great composer’s struggle to complete a final, crowning symphony – only to find, one morning at the end of his life, his voice, his vision, his dream, passing overhead.

The story appeared in "What Was Not Said," the April 2014 Issue of Four Quarters Magazine.

Read it here.