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Finding your voice in London
  • Category
    Words and Ideas
  • Date(s)
    14 March 2018
  • Time
    7:00 PM
  • Price
    £11*
  • Concs.
    £7*
Finding your voice in London
Author Courttia Newland and editor Kit Caless lead a workshop via discussion, exercises and prompts, on discovering your unique way of writing about the city.

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Courttia Newland is the author of seven works of fiction that include his debut, The Scholar. His latest novel, The Gospel According to Cane, was published in 2013 and has been optioned by Cowboy Films. His short stories have appeared in anthologies including Best of British Short Stories 2017 and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In 2016 he was awarded the Tayner Barbers Award for science fiction writing and the Roland Rees Busary for playwriting. He is associate lecturer in creative writing at the University of Westminster and is completing a PhD in creative writing.

Kit Caless is a writer and editor based in Hackney Downs. He regularly contributes to magazines such Vice and The Newstatesman and is the author of the valuable thesis, Spoon's Carpets: An Appreciation (Vintage/Square Peg 2016). He is the editor of An Unreliable Guide to London (Influx, 2016). 

Please note: The workshop leaders for this session have altered from original advertising. 

In partnership with Influx Press

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  • Telephone
    020 7392 9200

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