‘Kept’ Published on The Hypocrite Reader

My new story, Kept, is up now, featured in the Credit Issue of The Hypocrite Reader.

Short extract below, read the full story here.


Once or twice in moments of what seemed, at the time, to be great financial need, she had contemplated selling her used underwear on the internet, or selling her voice, selling things callers would induce her to say over the telephone. She never did. When she met her husband, he was not a man of particular means. In fact, quite early in their relationship, she paid him cash-in-hand to help her move some furniture out of her parents’ house.