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Below are details of our prose anthologies which include the winning entries and highly-commended entries of our annual prose competition. Information about our anthology of writing from rural Norfolk Gull Stones & Cuckoos can be found on our dedicated blog page Rural Writes and at the dedicated blog


Our newest prose anthology Words And Women: Four was launched on International Women's Day 8th March 2017. 

Leaving The Home That Made Me – (non- fiction) – Jamilah Ahmed
Sunday Tea – (memoir) – Kate Harmond Allan
The Wife – (fiction) – Deborah Arnander – National Prize Winner for a woman writer over 40
Pull of Distance – (fiction) – Margaret Callaghan
Future Perfect – (fiction) – Tricia Cresswell
The Bear – (non- fiction) – Louise Dumayne
Dear Shadow – (non- fiction) – Kate Feld
Sorry Business – (fiction) – Lilie Ferrari
Suite For my Father – (non- fiction) – Melissa Fu – Regional Prize Winner
A Tree Full of Ghosts – (non- fiction) – Pia Ghosh-Roy
The Last Card – (fiction) – Guinevere Glasfurd
Wedad – (non- fiction) – Sara Gowen
A Punch Up At The Wedding – (fiction) – Anna Metcalfe
Thiruvega – (fiction) – Clare Morgan
There’s a Wee Bomb Upstairs – (fiction) – Helen Morris
The  Boy in the Bivouac – (fiction) – Shiona Morton
The Time of Assassinations – ( fiction) – Nasrin Parvaz
Memory Thief – ( fiction) – Marianne Picton
The Talent Show – (non- fiction) – Ronne Randall
Komodo Dragon – (non- fiction) – Kate Robinson
Private Parts – ( fiction) – Cherise Saywell
Beauregard’s Last Walk – (fiction) – Victoria Shropshire
Winter’s Map – (fiction) – Penny Simpson
Some Adjustment Required – (fiction) – Mary White


Words And Women: Three was launched on the 7th March 2016 at the Norwich Arts Centre. The anthology includes the fiction and non-fiction winners from our 2015 prose writing competition. The competition was judged by Words & Women and Emma Healey, the author of the best-selling novel Elizabeth Is Missing. All Words And Women anthologies can be bought from Unthank Books.

Ann Abineri – Atacama – Fiction – (Bottisham, Cambridgeshire)
Deborah Arnander – Calentitos – Fiction -  (Norwich, Norfolk)
Susan K Burton –Strictly Belly Dance – Creative Non-Fiction – (Norwich, Norfolk)
Caroline Davison – Boy With Gun – Fiction – (Norwich, Norfolk)
Sharon Eckman – Charis – Fiction – (Hitchin, Hertfordshire)
Sarah Evans – Scalpelling Through – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)
Victoria Hattersley –  Looking For Jim Morrison – Fiction – (Norwich, Norfolk)
Danusia Iwaszko  ––– Still Life – Fiction – (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk)
Sara Keene –The Accomplice – Fiction – (Woodbridge, Suffolk)
Julie Kemmy   Colin – Fiction (Norwich, Norfolk)
Isabelle King – You’re In The Movies, Huni  - Fiction – (Norwich, Norfolk)
Kathy Mansfield - The Friends – Fiction – (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
C.G. Menon – Sacraments – Fiction – (Trumpington, Cambridgeshire)
Margaret Meyer – Leda’s Swan – Fiction (Norwich, Norfolk)
Nicola Miller  – I’m Not Christiane – Fiction (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk)
Antoinette Moses - A Canary In Kabul – Memoir-  (Norwich, Norfolk)
Patricia Mullin – Folding – Fiction – (Syderstone, Norfolk )
Glenys Newton –The End Of The Line – Non-Fiction – (Chrishall, Hertfordshire)
Dani Redd –The Second First Time – Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Sarah Ridgard – Thin Walls – Fiction -= (Norwich, Norfolk)
Claudine Toutoungi – Room Service – Fiction – (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Louise Tree – The Colours of Snow – Fiction  ( Peterborough, Cambridgeshire) 


"Words And Women: Two is an excellent anthology of imaginative and superbly written pieces. Much praise is due to Lynne Bryan and Belona Greenwood, who originated the Words And Women project. Kudos too to Unthank Books which, in addition to its own collections, continues to provide a forum for others working with the short form."
Rm Bond-Webster, Eastern Daily Press, 04/15 

Words And Women: Two was launched on International Women's Day, March 8th 2015. This anthology includes the fiction and non-fiction winners from our 2014 prose writing competition and the four  scripts written for our  Arts Council England supported project 'About'.

They are:
Tricia Abraham – The Outside Woman – Fiction - (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Melinda Appleby – Footprints On The Tideline – Creative Non-Fiction - (Eye, Suffolk)
Sarah Baxter – Lucky Lucky Girl –  Fiction - (Colchester, Essex) 
Ceridwen Edwards – The Duolitary - Fiction  - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Louise Ells – Push – Fiction - (Milton, Cambridgeshire)
Abby Erwin – The Oversight – Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Melissa Fu – Mount Sanitas - Creative Non-Fiction - (Haslingfield,Cambridgeshire) 
Hannah Garrard – Did You Eat Lunch? - Creative Non-Fiction – (Norwich, Norfolk) 
Hannah Harper -  Camera Black – Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Caitlin Ingham – The Bridge -  Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk) 
Jane Martin – Falling –  Fiction - (Lowestoft, Suffolk)
Holly McDede – The Game of Love!  -  Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk) 
Anna Metcalfe – The Professor -  Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk) 
Marise Mitchell – Now You See Me  -  Fiction - (Dereham, Norfolk)
Anthea Morrison – You Have What You Want –  Fiction - (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Patricia Mullin – The Siren -   Fiction - (Syderstone, Norfolk)
Radhika Oberoi – Reporter -   Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Julianne Pachico – Kurt Cobain’s Son  - Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Beth Settle – For Dave Garner- Creative Non-Fiction –(Norwich, Norfolk)
Avani Shah - Mira/Meera -   Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Thea Smiley - Magazines  -   Fiction - (Halesworth, Suffolk)
Lora Stimson - Cornflake Girl - Fiction - (Norwich, Norfolk)

About scripts:
Jenny Ayres - Trouble And Strife.
Lilie Ferrari - Shaddup.
Tess Little - Counting The Pennies.
Thea Smiley - Holding Stones.


 "Words And Women: One is a bold and insightful collection containing much vigorous writing - the dazzling sentences of Caroline Jackson's The Call deserve particular mention." Rm Bond-Webster, Eastern Daily Press, 04/14 

Shortlisted for a 2014 Saboteur Award.

Words And Women launched Words And Women: One on March 8th, 2014. This anthology includes the  fiction and non-fiction winners from our inaugural prose writing competition. 

They are: 
Deborah Arnander – Lion Bastard - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Sarah Baxter – The Girl I Left Behind – (Colchester, Essex)
Susan Dean – Dreams – (Brandon, Suffolk)
Anni Domingo – Empire Girl – (Chatteris, Cambridgeshire)
Layn Feldman – Taken For Granted – (Beccles, Suffolk)
Wendy Gill – The Deal – (Potters Bar, Hertfordshire)
Caroline Jackson – The Call - (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Alice Kent – Len’s Whole Life - (Norwich, Norfolk)
C.G. Menon – A Time For Rain – (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Lily Meyer – Wellfleet - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Patricia Mullin – The Sitting - (Syderstone, North Norfolk)
Karen O’Connor – Happy Families – (Chelmsford, Essex)
Judith Omasete – My Dog Is Boss - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Bridget Read – Appetition - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Dani Redd - My Sister’s Haircut - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Elizabeth Reed – This Picture Will Be Hidden - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Beth Settle – Pendulum - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Kim Sherwood -  Quick Brown Fox - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Nedra Westwater – The Stairway - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Rowan Whiteside - Persephone - (Norwich, Norfolk)
Lois Williams – For The Records – (Dersingham, Norfolk)

Our titles are published by Unthank Books under its new imprint, Unthank Cameo. 

The partnership with Unthank Books to produce high quality anthologies of women’s regional writing is an extremely positive and welcome development for us.

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