Colchester WriteNight Short Prose Collection, by Sue Dawes and Emma Kittle-Pey, Editors

Published October 29th, 2021


£9.00 (print)


9781838059811 (print)

Sue Dawes and Emma Kittle-Pey, Editors

This is a selection of short prose from Colchester Writenight, a community writing group, formed in 2011. They write together, share stories and invite along inspiring guests. As well as their regular monthly event, they participate in various literary festivals with live readings and workshops.

The theme of this collection, ‘Open Book’, reflects the diversity of writing they produce. Colchester WriteNight is an inclusive group, and this represents their collective passions. It will intrigue and inspire you.


The book is edited by Sue Dawes and Patrician Press author, Emma Kittle-Pey.

Sue Dawes lives in Essex with her family and is studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at Essex University. She has over 30 writing credits to her name: short stories, flash fiction, and poetry, which have appeared in magazines, anthologies and on-line publications, including Mslexia, Potato Soup Journal, and Writer’s Forum.  Sue recently won the ‘Language Evolves’ short story competition.


Key words: fiction, story, short fiction, short story, community, collaboration




Emma Kittle-Pey

Emma Kittle-Pey is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and a PhD candidate at the University of Essex. She is the founder and curator of local community writing group, Colchester WriteNight, a tutor of Creative Writing at ACL Essex and is on the …

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