Stephen May is a novelist, playwright and TV writer. His first novel TAG (Cinnamon Press – 2008) was one of ten books longlisted for Welsh Book of the Year and went on to win the Media Wales Readers' Prize – an award voted for by the general public, as the best book on the list.
His plays Back The World and Still Waiting for Everything toured nationally to good reviews. He also had an unhappy stint working as a storyline writer on A Top ITV continuing drama..
Stephen also wrote the best-selling how-to guide Teach Yourself Creative Writing (Hodder and Staughton) and his second novel Life! Death! Prizes! will be published on March 29 2012. Life! Death! Prizes! will also be published in the USA, Australia and Germany in 2012. He is also working on new plays and TV projects both on his own and with the writer Mark Illis.
Stephen May was brought up in Bedford and now lives in West Yorkshire.
Stephen is represented by:
David Smith, Annette Green Authors' Agency,
1 East Cliff Road,
Kent TN4 9AD.
Telephone: 01892 514275
Fax: 01892 518124
Praise for Stephen May
'Energy, wit, bile – May can really write.'
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian.
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Stephen May teaches a Monday night Creative Writing class at Hebden Bridge Library 6.00-7.30pm and also works promoting Literature in Yorkshire for Arts Council England.