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Welcome to Ward Wood Publishing

Ward Wood Publishing was set up in 2010 run by Adele Ward. 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.


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

Kindle Books

Many of our books are also available as Kindle books from 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.

Awards: We are delighted to announce...

V G Lee's novel

            Mr Oliver’s Object of Desire,

Published by Ward Wood Publishing

has won second place with

'Highly Commended'

in the YLVA Literary Prize for Fiction 2017'.

Colin Bell's Fibonacci poem Visitation 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.

Joe Stein's Through Another Night is a People's Book Prize 2015 finalist.

VG Lee won the 2014 Ultimate Planet Community Award Author of the year (established)

VG Lee has also been shortlisted for the Published Author of the year award by Planet London.

Stephen Dearsley's Summer of Love by Colin Bell is on the longlist of 12 for the Polari First Book Prize 2014

Camera Obsura, by John Foggin has been 'Highly Commended' in the 2014 single poem category of the Forward Prize.

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 Shortlisted: Seamus Heaney Centre Prize 2013

On Cigarette Papers by Pam Zinnemann-Hope was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize 2013 for First Full Collection.

In the Library of Lost Objects Shortlisted: Strong Award 2012

In 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.

Always You Edina Shortlisted: Stonewall Awards 2012

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.

Recent & forthcoming Publications

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