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Beda Higgins

  • New Fiction Bursary, 2016
  • Time to Write, 2010
  • Northern Promise Award, 2004
Beda Higgins

Beda Higgins has two collections of short stories published. The first, Chameleon, was chosen as a Read Regional Recommendation in 2011 and long-listed for the Edge Hill Prize. The second, Little Crackers, was long-listed for the Edge Hill Prize and the Frank O’ Connor International Short Story Award. Her poetry and prose has appeared in various anthologies. She is a qualified Psychiatric and General Nurse and has been awarded two Queen’s Nursing Institute Awards. She lives with her husband in Newcastle upon Tyne and has three children.

Website: www.bedahiggins.org

Selected publications
Chameleon (Iron Press, 2011)
Book of Ten (Zebra Publishing, 2010)
The Grist Anthology of New Writing (Grist, 2009)
The Poetry Cure (Bloodaxe Books, 2005)

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