I am a Bristol-based writer, a human rights campaigner (working for the brilliant anti-sweatshop NGO Labour Behind the Label), a former boat dweller, a tea drinker, a marmite lover and a mother to an amazing little person.
The things that I have done...
- Writer on attachment at Bristol Old Vic.
- Writer on Creative England's South West Talent Module.
- Former member of the National Youth Theatre and Shine Drama's year-long emerging writers programme, Write To Shine.
- Mentored by Johnny Capps of Shine Drama (Merlin, Atlantis)
- Former member of the Soho Theatre Young Writers Group.
- Masters degree from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Advanced Theatre Practice in Performing.
- Non-fiction writing published in The New Internationalist, International Business Times, Huffington Post, EcouTerre, Triodos's 'The Colour of Money' and The Bristol Cable.
- Co-founder of multi-disciplinary theatre company Handheld Arts.
- Experienced in interactive theatre, inc. co-creator with Coney on The Changing Room (BAC, Soho, Tristan Bates)
THE THINGS I HAVE WON...
- Winner of Bristol Old Vic Open Sessions 2013.
- Winner of Frome Short Story competition, 2013 with 'You Slip So Easy'.
- Winner of King Auther Short Story competition, 2013 with 'The Saturday the World Ended'.
- Shortlisted for Stagetime East 15 playwriting competition, 2013
- Winner of NYT and Shine Drama's Write To Shine competition, 2011.
- Winner of StorySlam (The Albany and Southbank Centre).
- Finalist of Old Red Lion new writing competition RedFest 2011 with 'Sticks and Stones'.