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Publications for Jo Verity
Having worked as a graphic designer and medical graphic artist, Jo started writing in 1999 'to see if she could'. She has published five very successful novels: Left and Leaving, Not Funny, Not Clever, Everything in the Garden, Bells (which was awarded a commissioning grant by the Welsh Books Council) and Sweets From Morocco.
Jo has also had short stories, poems and articles published or broadcast on Radio 4. She won the Richard & Judy Short Story prize in 2003 (against 17,000 entries), won the Western Mail short story competition, was shortlisted for the Asham Award, was a runner-up in the 2008 Mslexia International Poetry Competition and was a finalist in the inaugural Mslexia International Short Story Competition in 2009.
Two middle-aged women, one handsome tv star and three teenagers: Elizabeth was hoping for a week of wine and chat, Diane for help with her dilemma and Jordan certainly wasn't planning to spend a week... (March 2011) Full details
(Anthology, ed.Patricia Duncker; Janet Thomas)
In these 28 stories, by turns funny, touching and scary, Welsh women authors explore the turning points that can change a woman's life forever. (January 2007) Full details
Gordon has to go... Tessa and Lewis decide that something must be done when the arrival of baby Gordon threatens their, so far, perfect childhood. A bittersweet story of sibling love and rivalry. (January 2009) Full details