about me

Writing is reflection, but also the infliction of emotion. I write to create the kinds of people I may never have the chance to meet, and to look in on those I wish to meet again.

contact: rylicata@gmail.com

Accolades:

‘Detective Noir’, Highly Commended – Bristol Short Story Prize, 2012

MFA Creative Writing Prize, Kingston University, 2013

‘Melon Colic’, Words, Pauses, Noises: Flash Fiction Contest, First Prize, 2014

‘Chagall Blue’, Longlist – Bath Short Story Award, 2015

Publications:

Short Stories

‘In Light of Things’, Mouth Magazine (Short Story Contest Winner), 2012

‘The Girl from Izmir’, Ripple (Kingston University Press), 2013

‘Mislaid’, The Ram Boutique, volume I – summer issue, 2015

 

 

10 thoughts on “about me

  1. Good luck buddy!

    It should not be hard for you to stop sometimes and look into the stains of walls, or ashes of a fire, or clouds, or mud or like places, in which … you may find really marvelous ideas.
    Leonardo da Vinci

    P.S.
    Your picture is blurred… I mean… for a photographer…

  2. Hey Mr. X,
    you did it… Now I know where to go when I want to read your stories!
    How are you doing up there? I hope you are well.

    Don’t watch too much football these days, it’s bad for your health!

    Baci e abbracci P

  3. Dear boy bear, you are missed.
    Baci from the bottom of my right ventricle.
    Girl bear x

  4. Hello!
    I liked your photos! :)
    you write! me too…I forgot to say in class that I write in my spare time. Short stories …but it’s in spanish language.
    I leave the link to my blog. I hope you like my photos
    see you later!
    María