Short Stories and Essays

Short Fiction

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  • “Deus Ex Food Machine” in the A Target for Tommy charity fanthology, Obverse Books, 2016
  • “Crackle” in The Myriad Carnival, ed. Matthew Bright, Lethe Press, 2016

Cameron and Morgan on Blackford Hill (image by Mark Manley)

  • ‘Generations’ in Out There (ed. Zoe Strachan), Freight Books, 2014 (‘Generations’ originally commissioned for ‘KIN’ online anthology, 2013)

“a beautifully written account of two young gay men… who tentatively bond over their shared love of sci-fi-adventure stories” (Eli Calderwood)


“Fans of Doctor Who and time-travel shenanigans will find Roy Gill’s “The Strange Case of the Displaced Detective” very gratifying.” (Baker Street Babes)

  • ‘Dog Days of Summer’ in Fifteen (Iris Wildthyme anniversary anthology), Obverse Books, 2013
  • ‘Quite the Fashion’, commission for Tramway Theatre’s lit magazine, Algebra, 2012
  • Extract from The Resurrection Spell  in New Writing, Scottish Book Trust, 2010
  • ‘How it goes’,  Fractured West, issue 1, 2010



  • ‘Sequels and Parallels’ in British Fantasy Society Journal #12, 2014
  • ‘The Ice House’ and ‘The Ash Tree’; two essays on the BBC Ghost Stories for Christmas,  Creeping Flesh, ed. David Kerekes, Head Press
  • ‘Edinburgh’, life writing/personal essay, Critical Quarterly, Vol 42 No4