Autumn/Winter 2016-17

  It’s been a busy time for speaking and teaching. In August I led a workshop on blogging and telling stories with the hugely inspiring Young Women’s Trust. In September I began my third year lecturing on the International & Digital Journalism MA at the University of Salford. In October, the Manchester Literature Festival took overContinue reading “Autumn/Winter 2016-17”

Summer 2011

Hello and happy summer. The big news is that Openstories, the nonprofit arts group I run with Chris Horkan and Cathy Bolton, has launched a new project. The Real Story is a celebration of creative nonfiction, and will publish new writing in the genre on a website to be launched at Manchester Literature Festival 2011.Continue reading “Summer 2011”

Spring 2010

Crikey. It’s been a hectic few months round here. Recent work has included: – FutureEverything’s City Debate, where I joined city leaders, thinkers and some very smart people in discussing what the future of Manchester should look like. I’ve recapped the discussion here. – Running a series of blogging, webwriting and scriptwriting workshops for youngContinue reading “Spring 2010”