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Jenny's creative work reflects her interest in crossing genres. She also enjoys creative collaborations. Currently, she is working on her debut novel.


Stories published and shortlisted in writing contests

Image by Aaron Burden

An Offering

ekphrastic writing


Dec 2022

published in Visual Verse Vol. 10 Chapter 2


The Accidental Ornithologist

short story


Jan 2021

published in Entropy Magazine



short story extract


Aug 2013

self-published in Read Me Anthology

funded by University of Warwick

Image by Aaron Burden
Image by Aaron Burden


short story


Apr 2013


shortlist, InkTears Short Story Competition 2012

The Plot

short story

Apr 2013

published on Read Me Blog

performed at Down The Rabbit Hole Open Mic, Esquires Cafe Coventry


short story



highly commended, Commonwealth Essay Competition 2004

Other Genres

Other Genres

Projects that involved collaboration and experimentation across genres

Image by Aaron Burden

Wounded to Death (Ferite A Morte)



Feb 2020 - Present

in production

directed by Dr Alessandra De Martino

University of Warwick

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From An Ancient Flower



11 Jul 2019


performed at Flash Fix Open Mic, University of Warwick


Back to the Beginning

short film


13 - 15 Jun 2019

co-created with Dr Ahmed Wobi, Robert Ramirez Garcia, Erin Hutton

produced by LabCut

funded by Wellcome-Warwick Quantitative Biomedicine Programme

shortlist, Bristol Science Film Competition 2019

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Conversations in the Bathroom


2 May 2019

performed at University of Warwick Library, World Mental Health Day 

published on The Study Blog, University of Warwick


Don't Tell Me You're Afraid (Non Dirmi Che Hai Paura)



11 Mar 2019

directed by Dr Alessandra De Martino

co-created with Rhys Clarke, Izzy Searle, Aisling Fitzgerald, Ashmita Bhattacharya

performed at Humanities Studio, University of Warwick

script publication forthcoming



Blog posts on personal development in creative writing and academia

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Choosing Presence over Productivity

blog post

13 Oct 2020

published in Lightbox Originals (online)

What's In A Name? For PhDs, everything

blog post

14 Apr 2019

published in Times Higher Education (online & print)

PhD Life Blog


2018 - 2020

University of Warwick

Surviving the 'Isolation' Phase, 26 Feb 2020

The Superhero PhD Student, 11 Dec 2019

Combating Workaholism during your PhD, 30 Oct 2019

Things I Wished I Knew at the Beginning of My PhD, 2 Oct 2019

What's Your Power Colour?, 21 Aug 2019

OH NO Moments during your PhD, 31 Jul 2019

Viva Worries: Asked and Answered, 19 Jun 2019

A State of Transition, 15 May 2019

Creative Ways to Release Stress, 27 Mar 2019

The Power of Introduction, 27 Feb 2019

Making your Workspace Work for You, 21 Nov 2018

Dealing with Discomfort during a PhD, 8 Oct 2018

Lessons from a Spinning Bike, 19 Sep 2018

Confessions of a Perfectionist, 1 Aug 2018

Motivational Quotes for the PhD Journey3 Jun 2018

A Mindset Shift for the Introverted PhD Student, 9 May 2018

Settling In as an International PhD Student, 21 Mar 2018

Love and its Trials during a PhD, 14 Feb 2018

best industry transition weekly online article for PhDs, Cheeky Scientist Association 2018

Read Me Blog


Mar - Apr 2013

funded by University of Warwick

Short Story - The Plot, 26 Apr 2013

To Adapt or Not to Adapt?, 3 Apr 2013

What Should I Read Next?, 10 Mar 2013

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