Authors, Illustrators and Partners

This section of the website is a record of Authors, Illustrators and Partners who have worked on printed publications with Lamplight Press. 

For creatives who have worked on e-publications, such as the monthly newsletter and social media, see the Authors, Illustrators and Partners section of our blog here

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Carol Rowntree Jones

Author, 2014-15

Work Featured By Lamplight Press: This is not normal behaviour


Carol is the 2014 winner of the inaugural Overton Poetry Prize. As well as a poet, Carol also writes short fiction, essays and non-fiction. Graduating from Nottingham University in 2012, Carol has achieved a Creative and Professional Writing degree and now teaches poetry and creative writing workshops through the Nottingham Poetry Series.



Published work:

2013 Winner of Asham Award for women’s short fiction 

Carol’s story: Level and nearly unaffected 

Published in: Assent, Staple, the North, and 111O, an award anthology. Virago. 

Work included in A Speaking Silence, an anthology of Quaker poets, ed. R V Bailey and Stevie Krayer.

A chapbook of her poems and separately we are, has been published in the US by Dancing Girl Press (2014).

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Sophie-Louise Hyde

Author and Partner, 2013-14

Work Featured By Lamplight Press: You is for University, 2nd ed.

Sophie is a poet and a writer first and foremost. Her work, ‘You is for University’ was published by Lamplight Press in 2014. Sophie is also a Postgraduate research student at Loughborough University, with experience in Marketing, PR, copywriting and editing. 

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Dr Ines Varela-Silva

Author and Partner, 2013-14

Work Featured By Lamplight Press: The Maya: Living in the 21st Century

Ines is a valued author and Partner of Lamplight Press. Her book ‘The Maya: Living in the 21st Century’ was published by Lamplight in 2014. Ines is a Human Biologist with a keen interest in global health and wellbeing.