Bruce has published four collections of short fiction:
First Flame 2013
Odds Against 2017
The Guy Thing 2018 and
A Collection of Words 2018,
and three poetry anthologies:
Raised Voices 2014, Kaleidoscope 2017 and The Huntington Hydra 2019.
See further details on ‘Available Publications’ page.
His novel, ‘Howell Grange’, will come out in autumn 2019; further details to follow.
Bruce’s awards list includes prizes, commendations or listings in competitions organised by Momaya Press, Writers’ Bureau (twice); Grace Dieu Writers’ Circle (five times); Cinnamon Press, Artificium (twice), Biscuit Publishing, Yeovil Prize, Milton Keynes Speakeasy (three times), Exeter Writers, Fylde Writers, First Writer, Brighton Writers (three times), Ifanca Helene James Competition, Ink Tears, Wells Literary Festival, Wirral Festival of Firsts, New Writer, Segora (twice), Sentinel Quarterly, Swale Life, Rubery Short Story Competition, Mearns Writers, Nantwich Festival, Bedford Writing Competition (twice), Havant Literary Festival, Earlyworks Press, Southport Writers’ Circle (twice), West Sussex Writers, Lichfield Writers’ Circle, Cheer Reader (three times), TLC Creative, 3into1 Short Story Competition, Waterloo Commemoration Short Story Competition, Meridian, Homestart Bridgwater Competition, Five Stop Story (three times), JB Writers’ Bureau, Red Line (three times), Bridport Prize shortlist (twice) and Bristol Prize longlist. He has also been extensively published in magazines and e-zines.