Colette Coen is a prize winning prose writer who completed the Faber Academy Novel Writing course under the tutelage of Janice Galloway. She has published two short story collections called The Chocolate Refuge and Five a Day. She is currently looking for an agent for her first novel All the Places I’ve Ever Been.
In 2009 and 2012 she won the Eileen Gilmour Award for Creative Writing, was shortlisted for the Booktown Writers’ Story Competition in 2012 and won the Waterstone’s Crime in the City Competition. She has been published widely on-line and in print (including Mslexia and Scribble).
She has been a librarian and literacy lecturer, but now works in a supermarket to allow herself time and headspace for writing. Colette lives in Glasgow with her husband and three children. She loves Muriel Spark, INXS and binge watching good TV like The Killing and Mad Men..  
Colette at home with her many books

Colette at home with her many books


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