January 2018

Won a place on The Putney Theatre Company’s New Writing ‘Fate Expectations’ script development scheme.

The Brighton Prize will publish my Highly Commended story A Decision to Stand in their forthcoming anthology.

November 2017

Reading at the launch of this Anthology, in which my story A Statement is published!

October 2017

My stories performed as monologues by three actors at the Bloomsbury Festival

September 2017

Long listed for The Brighton Prize

June 2017

FlashFlood the National Flash-Fiction Day journal published my story 'Wrong Entrance'

May 2017 

Backstory Ensemble will perform my short stories as monologues at Rose and Crown Theatre, Hoe Street, Walthamstow on 4th June.

November 2016

Read my work at Polari Lit Salon as part of the Whitechapel Write Idea Festival.

My short story WINDOW TO PARADISE published by

My story MEATBALLS published in The 2016 Exeter Prize Anthology. Here

Actor Peter Kenny has recorded my flash fiction for Christmas audio book giveaway in the U.S.

July 2016 Shortlisted for the Wow 1000 word Short Story Prize.

New story published by

28th June 2016 Six of my short stories are being performed as monologues by actors at this event !

March 10th 2016 My prose will be performed with dance at as part of a production

THE STREET SWEEPER is short listed for the 2015 Luke Bitmead Bursary Award !

My story WHERE WE WERE HAPPIEST headlined throughout September at

My new short story MEATBALLS is being performed at Liar's League in Hong Kong on 31st August 2015.

Readings at TIPSY, 20 Stoke Newington Road, N16 7XN this Sunday in the Queer Tongues Salon 7.30pm Sunday 12th July 2015


at Saturday 18th July 2pm Lloyd Park, E17.

29th May 2015 Readings at the launch party of the E17 ART Trail in The Vestry House Museum , Walthamstow.

I was an invited guest reader at Open Pen Magazine's ALL YOU READ IS LOVE literary salon in London on 26th February 2015.

Copies of the anthology Fifty Flashes of Fiction are now available at: The eBook version is online and the paperback will be available from Amazon soon.

My story NO PLACE FOR SISSIES will appear in WorcesterLitFest Flash Fiction Anthology 2014 entitled Fifty Flashes of Fiction. I will read at the launch party at St. Swithun's Institute, The Trinity, Worcester 1600-1800 on Sunday 30th November 2014.

I will be reading from my work at The Society Club, Soho, London on 15th July at 7.30pm

Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM BIGGER Short Story Competition 2013 is released ...

Judged by David Haviland (fiction agent for the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency), Polly Courtney (author of Feral Youth) and Susan Jane Gilman (author of The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street), this second collection displays the talents of another up-and-coming group of new writers.

A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before. and contributors include:

Let Me Pay by Bren Gosling

Paperbacks are available from Amazon. Ebooks are available from Amazon, Kobo, Smashwords and other retailers

AND Four of my FLASH stories now available as free app downloads from Ether Books

5th June 2014 at 7.30pm
Bren will read at the Penny Fielding Gallery, 34 Orford Road, London E17 9NJ as part of the Walthamstow Art Trail. His exhibition Village Flash will run 31st May- 15th June .


Bren reads at Open Pen Magazine's War of the Words event November 2012(


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