Monday, 18 January 2016
Our anthology writers – part 4
Antoinette Moses is a graduate of the UEA Creative Writing MA and also completed a creative/critical PhD on documentary theatre. She has written a number of plays which have been produced in Norwich and Cambridge, and also published over twenty books of language-learner literature, three of which won the Extensive Reading Award. She lives in Norwich and teaches creative writing at UEA where she also produces FLY, the Festival of Literature for Young people. Her memoir A Canary In Kabul will appear in Words And Women: Three
Patricia Mullin was shortlisted for an Arts Council East Escalator Award in 2009. Her 2005 novel Gene Genie was republished as an e–book in 2012. Two short stories, The Sitting and The Siren, were published in Words And Women: One and Words And Women: Two respectively. Her novel Casting Shadows was commended in the Yeovil International Literary prize 2014, judged by Elisabeth Buchan. In 2015 Patricia was awarded an Arts Council England grant to re-draft Casting Shadows. Her story Folding will be included in Words And Women: Three.
Glenys Newton gave up her job as a social worker to study storytelling. She won the internationally acclaimed Moth True Stories Told Live in 2014 and appeared on Radio 4 in 2015 to talk about storytelling. More recently, Glenys has become involved in volunteering with refugees as the ever increasing humanitarian crisis spreads through the lands. Glenys will be touring with a performance of refugee stories throughout 2016. Her work of non-fiction, The End Of The Line, will appear in Words And Women: Three