Saturday, 16 January 2016
Our anthology writers – part 2
Sharon Eckman was Time Out Travel Writer of the Year in 1995 and her non-fiction has appeared in broadsheets and travel magazines on topics ranging from hunting in Namibia to science fiction fans in London. She was longlisted for the Fish Memoir Prize 2015 and shortlisted for the Words and Women 'About' competition in 2014. Her first novel is currently out with agents and her short story, Dinner for Four, will be published in Shooter Lit's 'Surreal' edition in January 2016. Her short story Charis will feature in Words And Women: Three.
Victoria Hattersley lives in Norwich, works in publishing and has a six year-old daughter. She began writing in 2013 and has had stories published in Unthology 6 by Unthank Books (Norwich) and Before Passing by Great Weather for MEDIA (New York). In addition to writing short stories, she is currently working on her first novel, The Lantern Man. Her story Looking For Jim Morrison will appear in Words And Women: Three
Danusia Iwaszko is a playwright who lives in Bury St Edmunds, and works regularly in the region and throughout the country. She is Artistic Associate at The Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds, for whom she wrote the musical A Labour of Love in 2015. Her plays have been produced by Eastern Angles, Theatre Royal York, Studio 503, Menagerie Cambridge and she was attached writer at The National Theatre Studio in 2006. She regularly leads writing workshops and runs her own theatre company The Hal Company. Still Life, her story which will be included in Words And Women: Three, was inspired by a statue of a woman on Brixton mainline station.
Sara Keene has spent most of her career in show-business PR, first as a film publicist and latterly as the press representative for a number of actors and directors. She recently completed the Creative Writing MA at Birkbeck College and is writing a novel inspired by her experience of life at the heels of the famous. She claims it will be entirely fictional. She is also planning a children’s book about a boy and his very unusual dog. Sara’s story The Accomplice will feature in Words And Women: Three.