Jennifer Newbury

Education and qualifications:

2013-2015:      Bath Spa University, MA Writing for Young People. Part-time. (Distinction)
2004-2007:      The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, BA (Hons) Photography (First Class)
2003-2004:      The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, Foundation in Art and Design (Merit)
2002-2004:      Yeovil College, AS Level Art and Design (B)
1996-2002:      Gillingham School, 9 GCSE’s (A-B), 2  AS Levels, 3 A Levels (A,B,B) 1                                   Advanced Extension Award in English (Merit)
1993-1996:      Bruton School for Girls.

projects/ workshops:

Co-director and founder of Storyslingers, Shaftesbury Art Centre's writing group.

An Amazing Space: A Celebration of the Dove. SAW Creative Pathways Emerging Artist bursary. 

Writer/ artist in residence - Porthleven, Cornwall. Based at CAST studios in Helston, and Porthleven Holiday Cottages in Porthleven. (15 days total, culminating in two exhibitions)

Workshop facilitator for Blandford library's Young Writers Squad, and Gillingham School's Reading Group - leading a workshop about writing and place for 11-16 year olds.

Workshop facilitator for an Art & Spirituality psychogeographic walk in Poole.

Workshop facilitator of several writing workshops in Dorset.

Co-organiser of various literary events, including Dorset's first Story Slam, a workshop at Bath Literature Festival and a forthcoming children's publishing evening with guests Skylark Literary Agency.

Curator for a geofiction (fictional cartography) competition and exhibition - bringing together a collection of geofiction from international cartographers.


2013:   Biophilia group exhibition, The Old Print Room Dorset, UK.
2014:   White Heart group exhibition, The Old Print Room Dorset, UK.
            Porthleven: A Peripatetic Encounter group exhibition, O3 Gallery Oxford, UK
            Porthleven: A Peripatetic Encounter group exhibition, BSAD Gallery Bath, UK
            Deck the Walls group exhibition, 44AD, Bath, UK
2015:   Trigonometry group exhibition, O3 Gallery, Oxford, UK
           Bath Spa Summer Show group exhibition, BSAD, Bath, UK
           New Designers, group show, London, UK
           Best of the West, group show, Pound Arts Corsham, UK
           Summer Show, Bruton Art Factory, group exhibition, Bruton, UK
           Momentum: SAW group exhibition, The Silk Mill, Frome, UK
           An Amazing Space - A Celebration of the Dove, group show, Dove Studios, Butleigh, UK
           SAW Members Show group exhibition, RUH, Bath, UK
           Accordingly: Art and Text group exhibition, 44AD, Bath, UK
           Black Swan Open group exhibition, Frome, UK
2016:   The Dove, group exhibition, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, UK
           Bruton Art Factory, ongoing group exhibition, Bruton, UK


Newbury, Jennifer (2006) First Kiss. In: Christine Lawson (ed) (2006), Just a Kiss; Anthology of Poetry and Prose, Freelance Press, Oxford. pp.24-25

Newbury, Jennifer (2007) Toni Was a Quiet Man by Nature. Dingsdabumsda Magazine. Issue 12. pp22-23

Newbury, Jennifer (2007) A Reflection and Nothing More. Dingsdabumsda Magazine. Issue 13. pp64-65

Newbury, Jennifer (2008) Their Game. []

Bell, Jennifer (2008) Elder. []

Noise Festival Curator’s Choice Award (Written Word category) 2008. Judged by Niven Govinden. (For The Wolf’s Story)
Additional commendments for It Keeps on Coming (Outstanding), Moon Town (Excellent), Melody (Excellent) and The Investors (Excellent) Judged by Niven Govinden.

Bell, Jennifer (2009) Stone. []

Bell, Jennifer and JY Dong (2010) The Klandestines, Issue 1. Self-published graphic novel illustrated by JY Dong. 

Bell, Jennifer (2011) Beached []

Bell, Jennifer (2011) Kukaw []

Bell, Jennifer (2011) Intersection []

Bell, Jennifer (2012) Trapped in Nomansland. In: Kissing Frankenstein and Other Stories, Flash Fiction South West, p76-79

Bell, Jennifer and Morison, Dan (2012) The Peters. Comic book illustrated by Dan Morison (e-book).

Ideastap Editors Brief Spring 2012 Grow, text category. Winner. Succession.

Winner of The Porthleven Prize 2014.

Shortlisted for the Writers' Centre Norwich / Ideastap Inspires writing competition, June 2014.

Winner of Spread the Word /Ideastap bespoke feedback competition, June 2014.

Longlisted for Ideastap Editor's Apocalypse Brief. The Resurrection, August 2014.

Winner of SAW Creative Pathways Bursary, 2015

Newbury, Jennifer (2015) Boundary, Between and Volcano in An Amazing Space, Bronwen Bradshaw & Caroline Smailes (eds), BCF Books, UK

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