Workshops on creative writing
17.08., godz. 10:00 - 14:00 Workshops on creative writing
18.08., godz. 10:00 - 14:00
Jan Carson is a writer and community arts facilitator based in East Belfast. She specialises in arts engagement with the elderly and people living with dementia and has received funding through Queen’s University Belfast to carry out her research project into the representation of dementia in literature. Her debut novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears, and the short story collection, Children’s Children, were published by Liberties Press, Dublin. The micro-fiction collection, Postcard Stories was published by the Emma Press in 2017. Jan’s novel The Fire Starters was published by Doubleday in April 2019. Her work has appeared in journals such as Banshee, The Tangerine, Winter Papers and Harper’s Bazaar and on BBC Radio 3 and 4. She is currently working on her first television screenplay and a radio documentary for BBC Radio 4. In 2018, Jan was the Irish Writers Centre’s inaugural Roaming Writer in Residence on the trains of Ireland. She is the 2019 recipient of the Jack Harte Bursary. Jan has curated the CS Lewis Festival, the Hillsborough Festival of Literature and Ideas and the inaugural Belfast Lit Crawl.
pic. from the author's archive