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Tracey Iceton

Tracey Iceton is an author and freelance creative writing tutor from Teesside.  


Awarded her doctorate in creative writing from Northumbria University in 2017, she is a qualified English teacher experienced in delivering creating writing courses and workshops.


She won the 2013 HISSAC short story prize for ‘Butterfly Wings’, was runner up in the 2013 and 2014 Cinnamon Press short story competitions with ‘Slag’ and ‘As the world (re)turns’ which appear in the  anthologies Journey Planner and Patria.  She also won the 2011 Writers Block NE Home Tomorrow Short Story Competition and has been shortlisted for the 2012 Bristol Short Story Competition with ‘Apple Shot’ and the 2015 Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition for ‘Ask Not’.  


Parts one and two of her Celtic Colours Trilogy, Green Dawn at St Enda’s and Herself Alone in Orange Rain, were released in 2016 and 2017 with part three, White Leaves of Peace, published in April 2019 and a fourth novel, Rock God Complex: The Mickey Hunter Story, set to appear in 2020.  Cinnamon Press have also commissioned two further novels from her which will appear in 2022 and 2023.


Her short stories have appeared in; Prole, Litro, Neon, Tears in the Fence, The Momaya Annual Review, The Yellow Room, Dream Catcher and Writer’s Muse as well as several competition anthologies.  


Her PhD research, entitled Troubles Women, was a practice-led project exploring the portrayal of female paramilitary protagonists in Troubles fiction.  


She works with many emerging writers, helping them develop their craft through her workshops, courses, masterclasses and one-to-one mentoring service.  Tracey also offers tailor-made courses, workshops and masterclasses so if you have something in mind let her know!


For more information contact Tracey through the Try Writing contact page.



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