Thrilled to have signed the debut novel from Ali Thurm for Retreat West Books. One Scheme of Happiness is a story of desire, obsession and delusion and just how far you will go to get what you think you want. It was shortlisted for the 2018 Cinnamon Debut Novel Award and the narrator Helen is … Continue reading Ali Thurm signed for debut novel
Many thanks to all of the writers who sent in their novel openings for the first Retreat West Novel Prize. It has been great to read all 77 of them. After a lot of deliberation, I have now got a longlist of 22 titles. I shall be re-reading these over the coming weeks to choose … Continue reading 2018 Retreat West Novel Prize longlist
Retreat West Books is delighted to be working with the University of Southampton to publish the anthology of winning entries from their 2018 Green Stories competition, which sought work that would in some way enable, inform or inspire sustainable behaviour. The anthology is titled, Resurrection Trust, and features 19 stories from the competition and a foreword from Caroline … Continue reading Retreat West Books signs University of Southampton eco-stories anthology
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Delighted to announce the latest signing for Retreat West Books is Sandra Arnold for her fabulous flash fiction collection, Soul Etchings. The stories weave their way into your mind, coming back to you at odd times when you hadn't known you were thinking about them. They capture how difficult it is to know other people … Continue reading Latest signing – Sandra Arnold for Soul Etchings