Claire is a marketing professional, copywriter and author. She has a first-class honours degree and a Master’s degree (distinction) in Creative & Critical Writing and has written three children’s books. Her prose and poetry have appeared in print anthologies and short story collections. Her plays have been performed at the Stroud Shakespeare Theatre Festival and script in hand at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. In 2018 she won Cheltenham Poetry Festival’s flash fiction competition. Claire was recently chosen as one of the finalists in the prestigious Stroud Short Stories. In 2020 she founded and is now co-editor of The Phare Literary Magazine. She is currently taking a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.