A three-day workshop for aspiring writers of all ages to tell their stories, focusing on writing, editing and adapting from page to stage autobiographical works and travel writing. Inspired by Agatha Christie Mallowan’s 1946 book ‘Come, Tell Me How You Live’, a non-fiction account of her journeys to Syria and Iraq on archaeological digs with her husband Max Mallowan.
Chanje Kunda is a poet, playwright and performance artist based in Manchester. Some of her performances include features at The Royal Albert Hall, London and the Calabash Literature Festival, Jamaica. During a residency in the Netherlands in 2012, she performed in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Groningen. In 2015, she won the BBC’s Verb New Voices Award. Her collection of poetry, Amsterdam, was published by Crocus Books. The performance adapted from this collection of poems has toured both the UK and internationally including Southbank Centre, London, the National Arts Festival of South Africa, and at the Harare International Festival of Arts in Zimbabwe.
(Note: workshops are limited by capacity – please book in advance to reserve a place by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org).