RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR & TRAVEL WRITER, PODCASTER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

FEBRUARY 2023 NEWSLETTER It’s been a while since I wrote about what has been happening with my writing career. Despite my Extreme Holidays Podcast going very well, other aspects of my writing career stalled. 2022 was the year I started sketching an outline for a novel called ‘How to Kill Your Literary Agent’. It was …

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LONGLISTED FOR BRADT GUIDES, NEW TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 2023 I woke up yesterday morning to the fantastic news that I had been longlisted for the Bradt Guides, New Travel Writer of the Year Competition 2023 in conjunction with Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Bradt Guides are the world’s leading independent travel publisher. I’ve always …

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‘AFTERSHOCK’ WINS THE 2021 PAGE TURNER AWARDS, WRITING AWARD FOR NON-FICTION! “It’s an honour to receive this award for a memoir that was extremely challenging to write. I’m thrilled my work has been recognised, and I dedicate this award to the thousands who died or were affected by the Bam earthquake.” – Ruth Millington I …

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‘AFTERSHOCK’ LONGLISTED IN THE 2021 PAGE TURNER AWARDS I’m thrilled to announce that my unpublished memoir, Aftershock, has been longlisted in the international 2021 Writing Award category of the Page Turner Awards. Originally declared a finalist on 7 September, Aftershock, was selected out of 123 finalists to go on the longlist.

‘AFTERSHOCK’ WINS TWO FURTHER AWARDS I’m delighted to announce that my debut memoir, Aftershock, has been honoured with two further literary awards: 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize An extract of Aftershock has been shortlisted in the prestigious 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize, Writing Without Restriction category after initially being longlisted on 15 August 2021.  Steve Voake was the judge. …

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