Tracey Iceton is an author and creative writing tutor from Teesside. Awarded her doctorate in creative writing from Northumbria University in 2017, she is a qualified English teacher experienced in delivering creating writing courses and workshops.
She is the author of three novels, Green Dawn at St Enda’s (2016), Herself Alone in Orange Rain (2017)and White Leaves of Peace (2019). Her fourth book, Rock God Complex: The Mickey Hunter Story, will be published Sept 2020 and she is under contract with Cinnamon Press for two more books in 2022 and 2023. Her current work in progress is a crime novel inspired by the Hatton Garden Heist.
She won the 2013 HISSAC short story prize for ‘Butterfly Wings’, was runner up in the 2013 and 2014 Cinnamon Press short story competitions with ‘Slag’ and ‘As the world (re)turns’ which appear in the anthologies Journey Planner and Patria.
She also won the 2011 Writers Block NE Home Tomorrow Short Story Competition and has been shortlisted for the 2012 Bristol Short Story Competition with ‘Apple Shot’ and the 2015 Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition for ‘Ask Not’. Her articles and short stories have appeared in national and international journals, magazines and anthologies.
Her PhD research, entitled Troubles Women, was a practice-led project exploring the portrayal of female paramilitary protagonists in Troubles fiction. She works with many emerging writers, helping them develop their craft through her workshops, courses, masterclasses and one-to-one mentoring/critiquing service. For more information visit: www.trywriting.co.uk