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Sisterwives – Out Now On Kindle

Posted on May 1 by

Our most successful novel in recent years is now available on Kindle. Rachel Connor’s stunning debut novel, following the lives of two women living in Marah, an isolated...


Commonword Memoir Writing Competition

Posted on Jan 20 by

sepia image (c) 2013 CROCUS MEMOIR COMPETITION The Search For The Northern Seven! Memoir/Autobiographical Writing Competition 2013 Win £150 & have your fledgling Memoir or...


When Saira Met Sarah

Posted on Jan 20 by

Commonword is excited to announce a competition to find 12 women writers of Muslim and Jewish background to take part in a new anthology: WHEN SAIRA MET SARAH This anthology is...