Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Words And Women to read at Project U
Please come along to Project U, organised by Unthank Books, and hear readings by some of the writers included in Words And Women:Two. The event is on Thursday 23rd April and starts at 7.30pm in the Old Library in the centre of Norwich. It is free, and includes the launch of a new title by Unthank: – Meridian by David Rose.
The writers reading at the event are:
Lilie Ferrari who was co-creator and writer for the long running medical drama series The Clinic for RTE, and has written episodes of Peak Practice (Carlton), Dangerfield (BBC),Casualty (BBC), Berkeley Square (BBC), Holby (BBC) and numerous episodes of EastEnders (BBC). She co-created storylines for 60 episodes of the returning series of Crossroads, winning the ITV commission for Carlton Productions. She has also storylined for Family Affairs (Channel 5), and Playing the Field for Tiger Aspect/BBC. Lilie has worked as a soap consultant in Finland and France as well as advising on a proposed new soap opera for Saudi Arabia. She has also had four novels published, and is currently working on her fifth.
Hannah Garrard who is currently studying for an MA in biography and creative non-fiction at the UEA, where she also took her undergraduate degree in English Literature in 2005. She has worked as a teacher in East Asia and West Africa, but Norwich is a place she always seems to come back to. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, New Internationalist and Going Down Swinging.
Holly J. McDede who claims to be a 10th generation King's Lynn resident in order to fit in, but really, she moved to Norwich almost three years ago from California for secret reasons. She runs a radio show called the Norfolk Storytelling Project, where she explores hot topics such as new zebra crossings, English banana farming, and new public toilet facilities in Hailsham.
Bethany Settle who has an MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) from the University of East Anglia. She remained in Norwich, where she works at a library. Recently her work has appeared in Words and Women: One and Extending Leylines. She is writer-in-residence at the Rumsey Wells pub in Norwich.
Avani Shah who was born in London and now lives in Norwich. She has a BA in English Literature with Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. Her influences include Jhumpa Lahiri, J.K. Rowling, and Mindy Kaling.