Welcome to Ward Wood Publishing
Ward Wood Publishing was set up in 2010 run in partnership by Adele
Ward and Mike
Fortune-Wood. We have an exciting list of poetry and fiction which
are not only good reads, but they also represent fine additions to the
literary scene from both previously published authors and also others new
to the UK and international readership.
Our aim is to provide innovative good reads of a high literary standard in a variety of forms while also encouraging aspiring authors to work towards publication.
Lumen/Camden Poetry Competition
The winner of the 2015 Lumen/Camden Poetry Competition was Gillian Henchley for her poem Isola Bella. You can see the winning poem and the list of highly commended poets here. Information on all the Lumen Camden Poetry Competions can be seen here
Ward Wood would like to welcome you to any of the events held throughout the year. You can see them listed on our events page
Many of our books are also available as Kindle
the Amazon web site and these are massively reduced to just £1.49 So now is the time to
fill your library with Ward Wood books.
has been nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by its original American publisher Muse-Pie Press. The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series
Joe Stein is on the longlist of 10 for the Crime Writers’
Association Dagger in the Library award.
This is an award for a body of work over a period of time. The longlist in full is at:
Joe's books are available from Ward Wood as paperbacks or for your Kindle.
VG Lee has also been shortlisted for the Published Author of the year award by Planet London.
Camera Obsucura was the winning entry to this years Ward Wood Publishing, Lumen/Camden Poetry Prize. The poem will now also appear in the Forward Prize Anthology of best single poems.
On Cigarette Papers by Pam Zinnemann-Hope was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize 2013 for First Full Collection.
the Library of Lost Objects by Noel Duffy was selected by the
poet and judge Peter Sirr to go on to the shortlist
of 4 for the Strong
Award 2012 for the best first collection by an Irish poet.
VG Lee was in the shortlist of 5 for the Stonewall Award
for Writer of the Year. The Stonewall Awards celebrate the outstanding
contribution of individuals and groups towards lesbian, gay and bisexual
equality, in the past year.