Felicity has been living in Cornwall for over ten years. For five of those she worked at Falmouth’s independent bookshop, The Falmouth Bookseller, writing in her spare time, before gaining a place at UEA on the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction).
Felicity writes poetry and prose and is a member of Falmouth Poetry Group and one of the organisers of Telltales, a bi-monthly live literature event in Falmouth. She has read her work at Port Eliot Festival, the Hall for Cornwall, St Ives Literature Festival and on the local radio (Source FM: Write Out Loud).
Felicity has published poetry, short stories and non-fiction work. She has been longlisted for the Mslexia Novel Competition and shortlisted for the Bridport Prize for poetry. She is currently writing her second novel.
Novel extract, UEA Creative Writing MA Anthology, Prose Fiction & Non-Fiction, October 2016; Return of a King, I was reading Rumi, Fenland Reed, Issue 2 Spring 2016; I turn on my own axis, short story, published as part of Audiotor: Minions Lament, an immersive storytelling experience on Bodmin Moor, 2014; The Foot, short story, published in Tribe Magazine, 2013; Martha and Perry’s Friday Night Jaunts, short story, published in The Parabola Project Volume I Issue II, 2011; If I do not write again this morning, poem, published in Spirit of Cornwall, Stuart House Heritage Group, 2011; His Life, poem, published in Inspired Minds, 2010.
Recent Awards and Residencies
Bridport Prize for Poetry, shortlisted, October 2015; Seth Donaldson Memorial Scholarship, University of East Anglia, September 2015; LiteratureWorks First Page Prize, 2nd place, December 2014; Mslexia Novel Competition, longlisted, October 2013; Barrington Green Short Story Prize, August 2011.