South West Writers

Joanna Traynor

About the Author

Joanna Traynor is an award winning novelist, film-maker, coach and psychotherapist. In 1997, she won the Saga Prize, awarded to the best UK unpublished black writer. Joanna has worked in TV for more than a decade, supporting health and education initiatives and she’s a qualified coach trained by National Association of Writers in Education and Association of Coaching. Joanna has written for the Guardian, the Times, the Big Issue and published short stories for Penguin, Virago and the Women’s Press. Joanna is a Winston Churchill Fellow and is currently writing her fourth novel.Her other three novels are Sister Josephine, Divine and Bitch Money, all published by Bloomsbury.

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Recent Publications

Bitch Money , Bloomsbury , 2000
Divine , Bloomsbury , 1998
Sister Josephine , Bloomsbury , 1997

Awards and Residencies

Saga Prize , 1997 , for best unpublished work by Black British Writer (Sister Josephine, Bloomsbury)

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Contact Details

David Godwin Associates