books reflect the lives of mature women. Contemporary women with
rich and interesting stories to tell, stories that explore the truths
and desires that colour their lives.
now there hasn’t been an identifiable body of fiction that
mirrors the experiences of today’s 45+ woman – and yet
we make up almost 40% of the female population in the UK. Now Transita
will be tapping into a whole new world of fiction, publishing transformational
stories that mirror the lives of women our age.
majority of women’s fiction is published for twenty and thirty
year olds. Those are our kids! As much as we love them we don’t
always want to be reading about them. We spend enough years living
our lives through theirs as it is! We want to read about women of
our own age.
be something for everyone, and for every occasion and mood. The
books can be as varied as women themselves are at this time of life.
Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry – but they
all have one thing in common: they’re written especially with
you in mind.
Founders : Nikki Read and Giles Lewis
- there are individual authors who cater for our needs, and they’re
wonderful. Writers like Joanna Trollope, Elizabeth Buchan, Anita
Shreve and others. But as well as giving our readers more choice
in what they want to read, transita’s aim also is to enable
more new writers to have their voices heard – because they
echo our own. They’ll give us characters that relate to our
lives and needs, and with whom we can empathise.
makes sense to us that if you allow mature women to write about
what they want to write about, they’ll write what we want
one author said, ‘My publisher wants me to write about 20
or 30 somethings. I’m 57, I can’t get inside the head
of a 27 year old any more’.
website will provide a forum for you to talk to other women about
issues that interest or concern you. You’ll be able to catch
up with new and old friends wherever you are and at any time. So
if you’re busy running the business you started when the kids
left home; or you’ve moved house and no longer have the school
network to kick start your social life; or you just want to chat
over a cup of coffee and everyone’s out - click onto the transita
community where there’ll be somebody to talk to, and certainly
someone to listen.
well as publishing the work of established authors it is part of
Transita's mission to discover new talent so if you are interested
in writing for Transita please do get in touch with us.