Pewter Rose Press

Frances Thimann

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Born in London in 1944, Frances gained a first degree in music before heading into a career involving information, research and working in specialist libraries. She spent time in Africa and the Middle East with the British Council and this was where she acquired her taste for travel. She has played the piano, violin, oboe and bassoon and has always been interested in the possibilities of language and languages. Hints of her family history emerge in the short stories of her latest collection November Wedding.

Frances graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University in 2006, and has been a finalist or long-listed in writing competitions run by Radio Nottingham, London Writers and Cinnamon Press.

Her first collection Cello and other stories was published by Pewter Rose Press in 2008. Her second collection, November Wedding, was published in 2012.

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