Location
Ripley, Derbyshire
Genre
Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Performance Poetry, Plays and Scripts, Poetry, Writing for Young Adults

Writer Biography

Becky Deans is a Derbyshire writer with an MA in Creative Writing from UEA. She published her first novella, Exposé, in 1999 (UEA texts series) and has short stories and poems in various publications. She also runs a successful copywriting business. Her interests include power dynamics in relationships, the use of dialect and writing from alternative viewpoints. She currently runs a successful writers’ group in Ripley, Derbyshire. As a saxophonist with a diploma in saxophone performance, she is currently bringing together her music and writing skills and exploring song writing.

Bibliography

Selected Publications
11/1998: Novella, Exposé, an enhanced version of my dissertation project, published as part of the texts series by EAS Publishing, UEA
Contributed To
11/2000: Short story, ‘Looking for Billy’, published in Writing on Drugs by EAS Publishing, UEA 10/2000: Short story, ‘The World of Insurance is Looking Up’ published in Magpie - Anthology of New Writing from UEA Creative Writing MA class of 2000 (I was also member of the editorial team) 06/1998: Poems published in Sesame, UEA Creative Writing Society’s anthology

Available for the following:

  • Community Group Work
  • Live Performances
  • Teaching
  • Workshops
  • Work Experience/Qualifications

    I currently run a successful monthly writing group in Ripley, which includes critique of a member's work each month. As a saxophone teacher with a ABRSM diploma in saxophone performance, I have nine years' experience of working with adults and young people. I have strong experience of reading my work at university and recently in local venues.

    Want to know more?

    You can request more information about this writer by sending an email to info@writingeastmidlands.co.uk.

    Websites, blogs and links to work

    Creative Writing Blog
    www.beckydeans.com

    copywriting website
    www.beckydeans.co.uk