Courtenay S. Gray

Courtenay S. Gray

Courtenay S. Gray is a writer from the North of England. You’ll find her work in an array of journals such as A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Misery Tourism, Expat Press, Red Fez, and many more. She will often post on her blog:
Twitter: @courtenaywrites


  • Brag of My Heart
    Brag of My Heart is a story about what it means to be a woman. Margot is in her bedroom when a mysterious stranger appears. She soon learns that he is the voice of reason, and they discuss her anxieties about the world. Brag of My Heart takes inspiration from figures such as; Sylvia Plath, Tracey Emin, and Jiminy Cricket.
  • Strangers & Cigarettes
    Two strangers meet on a random chilly evening. Due to an unfortunate circumstance, they spend a while talking. Having made wrong assumptions about each other, they form a strong bond despite having only just met. How well can you connect with someone if you've only just met them? 'Strangers & Cigarettes' explores the themes of friendship, dashed hopes, loneliness, depression, and wealth disparity.

Recommended by Courtenay S. Gray

  • Aprés-Vie
    29 Mar. 2022
    This is such a fascinating play. What a unique concept!
  • The Heinrich Maneuver (a ten minute play)
    10 Nov. 2021
    The Heinrich Maneuver is a quirky play about love, tenderness, and spontaneous moments. It is an incredibly heartwarming piece that will touch many people.