Writer and lecturer, Jonathan Taylor interviewed me about my story in the anthology, The End: Fifteen Endings to Fifteen… Read more interview about ‘Chaconne in G Minor’
Dear Catherine Smith, Labour MP Lancaster and Fleetwood
Dear Catherine Smith, I have just moved to Lancaster, and am now one of your constituents, as well as lecturer… Read more Dear Catherine Smith, Labour MP Lancaster and Fleetwood
I’ve just moved to Lancaster and been asked to stand in at the last minute for tonight’s North West Literary… Read more 33 Bullets
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Saluting the Young Carers of Manchester
It’s Carers Week, and though this doesn’t mean that all carers get a free holiday with their loved ones, it… Read more Saluting the Young Carers of Manchester
What I learnt from Mike Garry
I’ve know Mike Garry for years through literary events in Manchester, and he’s given some inspiring talks when I worked… Read more What I learnt from Mike Garry
On the pain of losing your cat
‘I feel like the McCanns’ I’m supposed to be writing this morning, but instead I’m sitting on the couch with… Read more On the pain of losing your cat
Young Carers Project in Manchester
Recently started a creative writing project with young carers in Manchester and Cheshire. I’ve got a new website dedicated to… Read more Young Carers Project in Manchester
Creative Writing Courses – Is the Bad Press Fair?
A GUEST POST BY LIZ MONUMENT Before I enrolled on a Creative Writing MA, I’d written several novels, none of… Read more Creative Writing Courses – Is the Bad Press Fair?
Where Have You Been?
Last year I started a full time post at Lancaster University, and have been working on my next book, and… Read more Where Have You Been?