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Who We Are and What's Been Published

Jacey Bedford
Jacey Bedford: Fortyish published short stories to date in professional print anthologies, magazines and online publications. Agented by Donald Maass of Donald Maass Literary in the USA. Two trilogies published by DAW in the USA. Psi-Tech trilogy is space opera and the Rowankind trilogy is historical fantasy. New fantasy novel, The Amber Crown, due from DAW in January 2022. She is secretary of Milford SF Writer's Conference in the UK and has been attending Milford regularly since 1998. She blogs at Wordpress: Tales from the Typeface, Writing and Other Vices , has an author page on Facebook and tweets @jaceybedford. Northwrite founder member.
Terry Jackman: wrote articles, study guides and actual exam papers for about ten years. She has several short stories published. Attended Milford for the first time in 2011, and several times since. Runs the BSFA Orbiters crit schemes. Her first novel, Ashamet, was published by Dragonwell Publishing in 2015, and she blogs at TerryTalk, to be found on www.terryjackman.co.uk Twitter: @terry_jackman Northwrite founder member.
John Moran
John Moran: Milford attendee. Several short stories published in magazines such as: Escape PodPenumbra, and Nature. Northwrite founder member.
Gus Smith
Gus Smith: Writes under the name of Gus Grenfell and Gus Smith. Author of short stories and several novels for children and adults including Woodenface and Feather and Bone.
Tony Ballantyne
Tony Ballantyne: Joined Northwrite in summer 2014. He has sold short stories worldwide. Recursion, his first novel, was published by Tor UK in 2004.  Has been nominated for the BSFA and Philip K Dick awards. Dream London is published bySolaris and Dream Paris followed in September 2015. Twitter @TonyBallantyne
Cheryl Sonnier Cheryl Sonnierhas short stories published in several UK and worldwide indie publications, most recently online in Plasma Frequency, Cosmic Roots, Eldritch Shores and Emerging Cryptids. Mostly working on novel-length projects currently, including a sword and sorcery epic and an urban fantasy inspired by Irish mythology. Website: www.cherylsonnier.com Blog https://jessopcj.wordpress.com/.
Sue Oke Sue Oke: She is a science fiction novelist and short story writer. Her work is both informed and inspired by the years she spent living and teaching in the UK and West Africa. She currently works as the Reviews Editor for Vector – the critical journal for the British Science Fiction Association. You can find Her on Twitter @SueOke and on LinkedIn. She has (amongst other qualifications) an MA (Distinction) in Creative Writing (SFF) from Middlesex University.
Shellie Horst Shellie Horst: Never far from a castle or a cuppa, Shellie Horst first started writing for local newszines after handing over her ice cream van keys. Since then she has written for governments, new startups and high street chains. Her first fiction, Virtually Everything, was published in 2013 by Alfie Dog Publishing and she has gone on to have stories featured in a number of anthologies. Shellie graduated Hull University with a Creative Writing degree in 2015. You can find out more about Shellie and her explorations into enabling creativity in writers and coders on her website or follow her antics on Twitter.
David Lascelles David Lascelles Author of Gods of the Sea (Pulp Empires) and Transitions (Mundania Press). He blogs at: https://dalascelles.co.uk/
  Dave Langdale
Georgina Kamsika Georgina Kamsika
John Biglands John Biglands
Jeremy Pak nelson Jeremy Pak Nelson
Andrew Knighton

Andrew Knighton has Over sixty short stories published in anthologies, magazines, and websites; comics for Top Cow and DC Thomson; and the novellas Ashes of the Ancestors from Luna Press and Silver and Gold from Candlemark & Gleam. Has also ghostwritten over forty novels as a freelance writer. Can be found at andrewknighton.com and on Mastodon as @gibbondemon@wandering.shop

Past members include: Ian Creasey, Sue Thomason, Kari Sperring, Tina Anghelatos, Jim Gotass, Liz Sourbut,
and Terie Garrison (RIP 2019).

Northwrite Successes

Sales of stories and novels that have been through the Northwrite critique process since our inception in June 2012.
(Short stories unless stated otherwise.) Successes include members who are no longer active in Northwrite.

  • Tony Ballantyne: DREAM LONDON (Novel), Solaris (2014)
  • Tony Ballantyne: THE REPRESENTATIVE in Lightspeed (2017)
  • Jacey Bedford: CROSSWAYS (Novel) DAW (2015)
  • Jacey Bedford: NIMBUS (Novel) DAW (Oct 2017)
  • Jacey Bedford: SILVERWOLF (Novel) DAW (2017)
  • Jacey Bedford: ROWANKIND (Novel) DAW (2018)
  • Jacey Bedford: THE LAST WILD PLACE in Bloodbond (November 2015)
  • Jacey Bedford: WEIRD IS THE NEW NORMAL in Alien Artifacts anthology, Zombies Need Brains Publishing (2016)
  • Jacey Bedford: METHUSELAH in Derelict (Anthology) Zombies Need Brains Publishing, (2021)
  • Jacey Bedford: THE AMBER CROWN (Novel) DAW (January 2022)
  • Ian Creasey: ESCAPE FROM THE ANDROMEDAN EMPIRE in Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show (November 2013)
  • Ian Creasey: RESTORING THE MAGIC in Neverland's Library (Antho) edited by Roger Bellini, Ragnarok Publications (2014)
  • Ian Creasey: MY TIME ON EARTH in Asimov's (Oct/Nov 2015)
  • Ian Creasey: THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS in Analog (2016) Nominated for a BSFA Award
  • Ian Creasey: BOB'S NO-KILL MONSTER SHELETER in Unidentified Funny Objects 4 (Antho) edited by Alex Shvartsman (UFO Publishing, 2015)
  • Shellie Horst: MY LITTLE MECHA in Distaff A Science Fiction Anthology by Female Authors (KDP, August 2019)
  • Cheryl Sonnier: INVESTIGATING THE SEA HAG in Dark Cheer Cryptids Emerging (Anthology) 2021