Firstly I would like to say a huge thank you to all of the writers who entered the prize and congratulations again to all who made the longlist, which you can see here. There are so many great story ideas and talented writers on the list and it has been really hard to make the … Continue reading The 2018 Retreat West Novel Prize Shortlist
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
Win a publishing contract with £500 advance with the new Retreat West Novel Prize.