I'm a writer, working online, live and in print. I create stories from the stuff of life, and write for online, live and print platforms. I have presented my work in the UK and Europe, on BBC radio, and at festivals including Latitude and the Venice Biennale.
I work with older people as part of a writing residency with Age UK Bromley and Greenwich, collaborating with a photographer and a dancer on Performing Small Spaces, and writing my novel about an unconventional family - a ventriloquist, his daughter and the dummy.
I am a Winston Churchill Travel Fellow and undertook research in Australia and the USA between 2015-16. As part of this project, I considered how writers can work with older people to make original, insightful, brilliant literature projects.
And I run morning workshops called Write & Shine in London. They are designed to fit around busy lifestyles and offer a burst of creativity to start the day.
I developed online literature projects including Speak to Strangers (2009-13), which began life as a daily fiction blog about random interactions with Londoners and was recrafted as a book. The idea took new forms in Manchester, Birmingham, across Devon and culminated at the Tate Modern.
Look up at the Sky (2011) explored quiet and walking in the city. I made a fictional photoblog called 5am London (2012) and co-created the Live Writing Series (2013), events which championed writing as performance.
I have many years experience supporting writers as an arts professional and am an accredited coach with RD1st.
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