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T.A. Morton

T.A. Morton is a Danish based Irish writer. Previously she has worked as journalist and editor for Longman Pearson in Hong Kong. Returning to Europe she now resides in Copenhagen where she has worked as a Freelance editor for the Danish Institute of Human Rights as well as other Governmental institutes. She has assisted on a Masters course on Virginia Woolf at Copenhagen University and has given formal lectures in London comparing the works of Anthony Powell and W. Somerset Maugham and the role of Women throughout Powell’s Dance to the Music of Time series.
Various items of her work have been published including some short stories in Art and Things magazine and more recently in the Lakeview International Journal of Arts and Literature. In 2012 she made it on the long list for the Mslexia short story prize. In July 2014 she presented a paper on W. Somerset Maugham at the 13th International Conference on the Short Story in Vienna.. In July 2016 she gave a paper on W. Somerset Maugham – the English in East and Pacific at the Literary London Society Annual Conference.

Her collection of short stories, Halfway Up A Hill has been published by Kitaab (2016). In November 2016 she spoke on a panel about writing in a foreign place and moderated a panel on writing about place at the APWT conference in China. In February 2017 she attended The Times Literary festival in Bangalore and spoke on a panel ‘Keeping it Short’. She is currently completing her second novel