Sunday, 22 January 2017

Our anthology writers – part 2

Louise Dumayne was born in Plymouth. She studied Theatre at Leicester Polytechnic and Classical Acting at the Poor School, London. She has worked as an actor all of her professional life and written plays and text for the theatre. Her first play Living by Numbers won best play at the National Student Drama Festival. She spends winters in the Canadian Yukon with her husband at their extremely remote, off-road, off-grid cabin. In summertime, she works in London as an actor and facilitator, mostly in the business world. She also speaks about her life in the wilderness and writes a weekly blog at Her non-fiction piece The Bear will feature in Words And Women: Four.

(c) Gary Calton
Kate Feld grew up in Vermont and now lives in Manchester. Her fiction and nonfiction has been published in anthologies and journals including Entropy, Minor Literature[s] and Caught By The River. She is the director of writing organisation Openstories, and runs creative nonfiction project The Real Story. She is currently writing a cycle of lyric essays about womanhood, identity and the unconscious. She tweets @katefeld. Dear Shadow, her non-fiction work, will be published in Words And Women: Four.

Lilie Ferrari is a tv script writer. She was co-creator and writer for the medical drama series ‘The Clinic’ for RTE, and has written episodes of ‘Peak Practice’ (Carlton), ‘Dangerfield’ (BBC), ‘Casualty’ (BBC), ‘Berkeley Square’ (BBC), ‘Holby ‘(BBC) and numerous episodes of ‘EastEnders’ (BBC). She storylined for 'EastEnders', ‘Family Affairs’ (Channel 5), and ‘Playing the Field’ for Tiger Aspect/BBC. Lilie has also had four novels published, and is currently working on her fifth. Her short story Sorry Business will appear in Words And Women: Four.

Pia Ghosh-Roy grew up in India and now lives in Cambridge (UK). Her fiction and essays have been published in the UK, US, India and New Zealand. Her work has also been placed, shortlisted and longlisted for various awards including the Aestas Fabula Press Competition, Hourglass Literary Magazine Short Story Contest, the Brighton Prize, and the Bath Short Story Award. She is the winner of the 2017 Hamlin Garland Award. Pia is currently working on her first novel and a collection of short stories. Her non-fiction piece A Tree Full of Ghosts will feature in Words And Women: Four.

Guinevere Glasfurd's first novel, The Words in My Hand, was published in 2016 by Two Roads Books and was recently shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and longlisted for the Prix du Roman FNAC, 2016. Her work has been funded by Arts Council England and the British Council. She lives with her husband and daughter on the edge of the Fens near Cambridge and is currently working on her second novel. Guin’s story The Last Card will appear in Words And Women: Four.

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