Beatrice Colin - Author
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To Capture What We Cannot Keep

My new novel for adults will be published by Flatiron Books in November 2016. Set in the 1880s, the books is about a penniless widow who meets an upper class French engineer. A love story involving the construction of the Eiffel Tower, the book was inspired by one of the most fascinating cities and eras of the modern age.



My Invisible Sister Greenlit

My Invisible Sister, the novel for children I wrote with Sara Pinto, had been greenlit by Disney. Filming begins in February 2015 and the TV movie will be broadcast on the Disney Channel in late 2015.


Pyrate's Boy Shortlisted for a SBT Children's Book Award!

Very pleased to announce that my children's book has been short-listed along with two others Voting closes in February and the winner will be announced on Wed 4th of March. You can read about it here.


The Ice Wife, a Woman's Hour Serial

In February, my play, The Ice Wife will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 5 parts. Starring Claire Rushbrook and Steve Cree, the play was directed in Maida Vale, London, by Gaynor MacFarlane. Set in contemporary times in Halley VI, the BAS research station in Antarctica, the play is story is a tense thriller about 'winterers' who stay at the base when temperatures drop to minus 50 and there is no daylight for 4 months. Here's the link



Pyrate Boy

Pyrate's Boy, my children's novel set in 1750 in Glasgow and Jamaica was published by. Floris Books on September 19th. It's also available as an ebook. You can look at my Pyrate Boy pins on Pinterest


The True Story of Bonnie Parker

My 5-part radio series for BBC Radio 4 Women's Hour starts on August 26th. It's a drama based on the life of Bonnie Parker. You can listen to it on iplayer for a limited time,


Strathclyde University

I am a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Strathclyde University. I'm interested in supervising fiction, creative non-fiction and dramatic writing (as PhDs or MRes) so look at the university website and get in touch if you'd like a chat. My work email is


Algebra at Tramway

Algebra, a literary journal that I edit for Tramway, Glasgow, is now online. You can read it here


Mentoring Article

Lovely piece in the Herald about me and Katerina, who I mentored in 2011. Read it at here.