Published work and literary awards

Literary Awards

Winner of the Athanatos Grand Prize for Novel Writing 2017

Athanatos Christian Writing Contest Winners

Winner of A Woman’s Write 2019 for an unpublished novel

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Eyelands Book Awards 2019 prize for unpublished Historical Fiction

Eyelands International Book Awards
Eyelands Book Awards 2019 prize for unpublished Historical Fiction

Long-listed for the Historical Novel Society award for First Novel

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Winner of a Three Writer’s Resort Residency 2019

Three Writer's Resort Residency

Winner of International Rubery Book Award

Further published worksFunnily Enough by Sophie Neville - International Rubery Book Award 2013

Articles in Daily TelegraphCountry Life, Cotswold Life, Classic Sailor, LivingiBelieveWord in Action,Westmorland Gazette, Lymington Times and other newspapers

‘Makorongo’s War’ the true story a screenplay commissioned by Dashwood Films

INSET series of 3 x 30 min episodes for BBC Education TV

‘Boys About Girls: Girls About Boys’ for BBC Schools TV

‘Just Mum, My Sister and Me’ for BBC Schools TV

‘The Way People Talk’ for BBC Schools TV

‘Crazes’ for the series ‘Tutorial Topics’ for BBC Schools TV

Sophie Neville at Curious Arts Festival photo George Ping
Signing books at the Curious Arts Festival 2015 photo: George Ping

Edited ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ Look and Read publication for BBC Books: a storybook with educational notes that sold over 200,000 copies

Produced ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ audiobook for BBC Books.

Research: ‘Bluebell’ the authorized biography of Margaret Kelly by George Perry for BBC Books

Research: ‘Dawn to Dusk: on Safari’ by Jonathan Scott for BBC Books

Picture Research: The illustrated ‘My Family and Other Animals’ by Gerald Durrell for Guild Publishing and Grafton Books

Visual contribution: ‘A-Z of Cumbria and The Lake District on Film’ by David Banning for Hayloft Publishing

Visual contribution: ‘The Dinghy Cruising Companion’ by Roger Barnes

Visual contribution: ‘Rembering Tenko’ ebook by Andy Priestner

Sophie Neville signing books in Waterstones

Appearances on the cover of other books and DVDs: