Hannah Stevens, Writer

Fiction, Nonfiction and Storytelling


My short story collection, In Their Absence, exploring missing people and broken lives, is forthcoming from Roman Books in 2020.

My creative work has been featured in award winning anthologies and literary journals. 

Some selected works are listed below. 

  • Forthcoming: ‘She Picks Up the Cat’ (short story), featured in anthology The Fairlight Book of Short Stories Volume 1, Fairlight Books, October 2020. Also published here by Fairlight Books, February 2018.
  • ‘Bread’ and ‘The Night Before I Left’ published by Sirius, May 2020.
  • ‘Before It Touches You,’ published by Archer Magazine, May 2020.
  • ‘No Visible Damage’ published by Loose Lips Magazine, January 2020.
  • ‘The Perseids’ published by TSS Publishing and featured in their 2019/2020 chapbook series
  • ‘The Familiar Absence of Words’ published by Litro Magazine, September 2019.
  • ‘When I Told My Mother’ featured in Bonnie’s Crew #4, August 2019.
  • ‘Beneath the Blackberry Bush’ (short story) featured in anthology An Attempt at Exhausting Place, published July 2019.
  • ‘Glass’ featured in Riggwelter #15, Riggwelter Press, November 2018.
  • ‘Bones,’ (short story) featured in anthology High Spirits: A Round of Drinking Stories published by Valley Press, November 2018. This anthology was winner of the Saboteur Award 2019 for Best Anthology and recommended by The Publishers Association on their Summer Recess Reading List for Parliamentarians, 2019.
  • ‘The Soft Broken Parts’ published in The New Luciad, September, 2018.
  • ‘The Best Way to Kill A Butterfly’ (short story) featured in anthology Unthology 10: Fight or Flight, published by Unthank Books, July 2018.
  • ‘Man Under’ featured in Issue 18, Brilliant Flash Fiction, June 2018.
  • ‘Ragdoll’ featured in online magazine Fictive Dream, June 2018.
  • ‘Ten Days Missing’ published by Idle Ink, June 2018.
  • ‘The Redemption Window’ featured in Five:2:One Magazine and Issue Two of The Bangor Literary Journal.
  • ‘The Call of the Circus’ published in Issue 4 of X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, May 2018.
  • ‘The Ypres Cross’ featured on Creative Writing at Leicester, March 2017.
  • ‘Gabriel,’ featured in Issue 4, Losslit Magazine.
  • ‘Swings,’ published by FlashFlood Journal, 2016.
  • ‘Anderson’s Strawberry Farm,’ published in The New Luciad, 2016.
  • ‘Bones,’ featured in Crystal Voices: Ten Years of Crystal Clear Creators, Crystal Clear Creators Publishing, May 2015.
  • Flash fiction series ‘Caterpillars,’ ‘Robin,’ ‘Shoes,’ ‘Wasps,’ published in The New Luciad, 2015.
  • ‘Her Dark Eyes’ published by Necessary Fiction, 2012.
  • Without Makeup and Other Stories (short story collection) published by Crystal Clear Creators Publishing, 2012.
  • ‘The Noises of Being Torn,’ Hearing Voices Volume 3, Crystal Clear Creators Publishing, 2011.