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Mother Courage: Stories of Women & War
21st June, 2012 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm| Free
Thursday 21st June, 5.30pm (free)
Join Manchester writers Zoe Lambert and Michelle Green as they read from and discuss the fundamental principles behind their short story collections, The War Tour and Jebel Marra, and consider the many lives that are permanently distorted by war. The event will be followed by a Q&A.
This event has been made possible with support from Comma Press.
This event is free of charge and open to all but booking is essential. Please click here to book your free place(s).
ZOE LAMBERT is a Manchester based writer. She has an MA in Creative Writing at UEA and a PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University. She lectures on the creative writing MA at the Universities of Bolton and Edge Hill.
She was the founder of cult Manchester literature night, Verberate, and is a member of the board of the Northwest Short Story Network. Zoe has also worked extensively with refugees in her local area. Her debut short story collection ‘The War Tour’ was published by Comma Press this year.
Following a degree in drama at the University of Alberta, MICHELLE GREEN has performed extensively around the UK, won slams (including the North West Slam in 2005), had poems and short stories anthologised and recorded, and published a book of poetry with Crocus Books in 2006.
In 2004, she worked as an aid worker during the conflict in Darfur. She writes poetry, short stories and articles, and is currently working on her first short story collection, ‘Jebel Marra’ for Comma Press, due for publication in 2013.