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Archive for January, 2013

Pangea author signs with Headline

Udumbara_1588016cSarah Hilary has signed a two-book deal with UK publisher, Headline. Her debut crime novel, Someone Else’s Skin, will be published in February 2014. Sarah has two stories in Pangea: LoveFM, and The Wedding Fair.

I am thrilled to bits to be able to say that Headline will be publishing my first two crime novels.


Pangea editor in India today


Rebecca Lloyd is conducting the Out of Print workshop on ‘dialogue in short fiction’ that extends the Lekhana theme of ‘writing the spoken word’ to the short story. Writers will develop a short piece and examine the impact of dialogue on the story. Each piece will be critiqued, allowing writers to take away powerful lessons in the structuring and crafting of short stories.

Pangea author wins the Cheshire Prize for Literature

Pangea author, Sarah Hilary, won the Cheshire Prize for Literature at a ceremony held in December 2012.

Sarah (…) from Bristol took the £2,000 prize for her short story entitled Udumbara in Lytham St Anne’s. She was presented with her award by guest speaker Loyd, who was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree in 2007 by the University of Chester in recognition of his heritage work.