COLIN BELL – NOVELIST, POET AND BLOGGER
His first novel, Stephen Dearsley’s Summer Of Love was published in October 2013 (Ward Wood Publishing) and long listed for the Polari Prize 2014. It is set in Brighton in 1967.
His latest novel, Blue Notes, Still Frames will be published in October 2016 (Ward Wood Publishing). His poetry has been published in the UK (including Cinnamon Press and Soaring Penguin) and the USA (Musepie Press, The Blotter, Every Day Poets). He has been nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize. He has also published short stories (Ether Books) and children’s books (Novello).
He was a producer-director and then Executive Producer of music and arts programmes for Granada Television in Manchester and executive producer, EuroArts-Primetime. He’s made programmes for ITV, Channel Four and the BBC as well as for American, Japanese and German broadcasters.
He now lives in Lewes, Sussex where he also writes a daily blog – http://www.wolfiewolfgang.com. His new Brighton novel, Blue Notes, Still Frames will be published in 2016. He is now working on a third Brighton novel.
His television credits include the Granada arts documentary series, Celebration, the ITV series God Bless America, the Channel Four series, My Generation, the ITV documentary Curves, Contours and Body Horns, the BBC documentary Menuhin’s Children, the SDR documentary Szabo Meets Solti and the ITV documentary It Was Twenty Years Ago Today as well as international co-productions of opera galas from San Francisco and Covent Garden and the Tenth Anniversary Concert performance of Les Miserables from the Royal Albert Hall.
Soaring Penguin Press
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