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Writing workshops: emerging writers

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Melissa Lee-Houghton

Fierce, Intelligent, Intense, Compassionate, Complex, Diligent, Expressive, Vibrant, Honest, Connected

Karen McCarthy Woolf

Poet, editor, critic, urban nature, collaboration and translation, diversity advocate

Nikesh Shukla

Author, novelist, diversity champion, filmmaker, average rapper

Harry Giles

Multiplatform poet and performer, making strange, delightful and political interventions

Malika Booker

Poet, Playwright, Lecturer, Creative Writing tutor/ Mentor, Engaging reader, Charismatic

Leontia Flynn

Writing poetry, sometimes writing about poetry, very occasionally just writing

Laura Dockrill

baby. granny. annoying. optimistic. potato-eating. writing. drawing. talking. colourful.

Jo Mazelis

Art school dropout, writer, photographer and lover of Welsh mountains

Rhian Edwards

Welsh poet & single mum, twitcher & horror film nut

Liz Berry

Award-winning Midlands poet enchanted by voices, stories and dialect

William Letford

Rotten with wonder, searching for grit, beauty, dignity and heart

Ros Barber

Emotionally lucid novelist of speculative pasts and futures

Kayo Chingonyi

Lyric poet with a passion for music

Andrew McMillan

Young poet exploring masculinity and the body

Kathleen Jamie

Scottish poet and non-fiction writer with interests in language, culture and nature

Helen Mort

Yorkshire-born, Derbyshire-bred poet, runner and amateur rock climber

Sarah Howe

British-Chinese poet, academic and editor, born in Hong Kong

Hollie McNish

I like writing poetry a lot. And I like being alive

Bernardine Evaristo

Afro-British adventurer who brings unique characters and stories to life

James Robertson

Scottish novelist, poet: intrigued by time, change, identity, locality, power

Vahni Capildeo

Solitary gregarious impossible animal sleeps furiously, writes devouringly, bakes cakes

Raymond Antrobus

Widely published poet & spoken word educator. Exploring deafness, identity & emotional literacy

Sandeep Parmar

Writer, Critic, interested in issues of migration, race, avant garde literary traditions

Sabrina Mahfouz

Trying to make words that make a change, however small

Sophia Walker

Award-winning poet, playwright and teacher. UN and TEDx commissions

Ross Sutherland

Exploring new forms across poetry, theatre, film and radio

Ifor ap Glyn

National Poet of Wales, performer; with un-Londonlike interest in languages 

Jenni Fagan

Curious, dedicated, strange, brilliant, complicated, engaged, chatty, funny, loyal, true

Miriam Gamble

Northern Irish poet; miniaturist; likes to see things skew

Benjamin Myers

Lone wolf of the north stalking the fictional hinterlands

Caleb Femi

Poet. English Teacher. Photographer. Filmaker.