South West Writers

Annika Milisic-Stanley

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About the Author

Annika Milisic-Stanley was born in 1975 in the USA to Swedish and Anglo-German parents, but grew up in Dorset and has strong family connections with the Tarrant Valley. After graduating from the School of Oriental and African Studies, she worked with humanitarian projects in Nepal, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, India, Burundi and Egypt as well as living in Tajikistan for several years. Annika now spends half of the year living in Rome with her husband and three children. In addition to writing and painting, she works as a campaigner to raise awareness on the plight of refugees in Southern Europe. She is writing her second novel.


Recent Publications

The Disobedient Wife , The Cinnamon Press , 2014

Current Events/Projects

Working with campaign: 'Migrant Lives Matter' and teaching at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Centre in Rome, Italy

Awards and Residencies

Cinnamon Press Novel of the Year Award 2014

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Contact Details

Jan Fortune

Cinnamon Press

01766 832112