An author is celebrating after receiving regional recognition for his ADHD memoir.

Author Tim MacWilliam, 58 from Wymondham, has gained a regional accolade for his book about his life living with ADHD, by being the overall winner of the biography and memoir category at the East Anglian Book Awards.

Mr MacWilliam, who receives treatment from an adult ADHD team at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, shared his experiences of living with undiagnosed ADHD in the book 'Sit Still Timmy!' 

Mr MacWilliam was joined by supporters, people participation co-ordinator Andrea Bland and clinical nurse specialist Angie North, at a Celebration of New East Anglian Writing.

Clinical nurse specialist Angie North, said: “We were delighted to learn Tim was the overall winner for his category, and were thrilled to be there with him, and his family, when he received his award.

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“Tim tells us he may consider children’s literature in the future and plans to include Andrea and myself, as a pair of mischievous aunties."

Mr MacWilliam said: “I’m thrilled that Sit Still Timmy! won the biography and memoir category for this prestigious award.

“I really enjoyed the awards ceremony and felt quite humbled to be nominated among the other category winners who wrote such fantastic and varied books.”