Felicity Notley



The Bras and the Bees: the Extraordinary Life of BJ Sherriff

Published by Scryfa Books, April 2019

The book launch will take place at The Falmouth Bookseller on 20 August, 6.00 pm. All are welcome!

Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing

Published by The History Press on 2 April 2018.

For more news about readings, festivals and events, please see the Cornish Short Stories website. 

The Extraordinary Life of BJ Sherriff
My biography of Brian Sherriff, beekeeping pioneer, is due out later this year.

Judge for U3A Carrick Writing Competition

I was delighted to be asked to judge this local writing competition in November 2017.

Creative Writing Workshops, Autumn 2017

October - December 2017

'Poetry: Exploring the Form'

Carnon Downs Village Hall

The Great Estate Festival 

June 2017

I read my work with local writers Sue Kittow, Alan Robinson, Heather Hosking and Jill Turner.

The Q Fund

May 2017

I was delighted to receive funding from The Q Fund for research for my novel and a travel grant from Great Western Railway.


Creative Writing Workshops, Spring 2017

July - April 2017

'Writing Dangerously'

Carnon Downs Village Hall

UEA Anthology Launch

6 & 11 October 2016

6 October: 7.00 pm, London Review Bookshop

11 October: 7.00 pm, University of East Anglia


Fenland Reed, Issue 2 Launch

4 May 2016

The Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely,

Port Eliot Festival

31 July 2015

I read my work with Telltales, a platform for new writers in the South West

St Ives Literature Festival

May 2015

I read my work with Telltales spoken word group

Port Eliot Festival

July 2014

Launch of Audiotor: Minions Lament

June 2014

I was commissioned to write one of six stories inspired by Minions on Bodmin Moor. By means of an app, visitors can immerse themselves in the narratives, weaving in and out of the stories as they explore the landscape.

Hall for Cornwall

January 2013

I read my work with Telltales spoken word group


The Acorn Arts Centre

February 2014

I read my work with spoken word group Loose Muse

Port Eliot Festival

July 2012

24 Hour Comic, Liskeard

February 2011

I took part in this creative marathon and created a cycle of poems in one sleepless night

Write Out Loud, Source FM

December 2010

Interview with Marilyn Denbigh, host of Write Out Loud

Port Eliot Festival

July 2010

Port Eliot Festival

July 2009