Creative Writing

I ran creative writing workshops at Maggie's Centre Oxford as part of One Stage At A Time.

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I have been a tutor on Urban Arvon running writing workshops with novelist Courttia Newland in Virginia Woolf’s old home.

I give individual tutorials for the Poetry School.

I have run writing workshops at the British Library’s Writing Our Place conference for teachers interested in creative writing using ‘Writing Britain’ exhibition as inspiration

I ran workshops for young people at Keats House.

I have been Writer in Residence for Portsmouth Museum working with their A Hard Choice exhibition. I ran workshops in the museum for adults, families and secondary school student. I was one of the judges for their children’s writing competition 500 Pompey Words. This culminated in the launch of an anthology of poetry and stories. https://aoifemannixportsmouthmuseum.wordpress.com/

I ran a writers group for Spread The Word at Sutton Mental Health Drop In Centre.

I ran creative writing workshops for young people for the National Trust as part of their regeneration of 575 Wandsworth Road, the former home of Khadambi Asalache.

I ran creative writing workshops in libraries in Lewisham and the Horniman Museum using their ‘The Body Adorned’ exhibition as inspiration. This was part of Out of My Window, a project for Spread The Word and Lewisham Libraries.

I performed and ran workshops as part of both the 2004 and 2003 Spit-Lit Festival (Celebrating Women’s Writing).

Poetry reading at Sub Verse If, poetry and music night at The Musician, Leicester

Poetry reading at Sub Verse If, poetry and music night at The Musician, Leicester

Writer and Performer of Radio Pirate, children's show with musician Janie Armour and produced by Half Moon Young People's Theatre.

Writer and Performer of Radio Pirate, children's show with musician Janie Armour and produced by Half Moon Young People's Theatre.

Performing Different Words For Snow

Performing Different Words For Snow, poetry and music show commissioned by
Phrased & Confused with musician
Janie Armour

Poems published in Liminal Animals, Tongue Fu anthology edited by Chris Redmond

Poems published in Liminal Animals, Tongue Fu anthology edited by Chris Redmond

Lead Poet in Residence for South Kilburn Speaks with the Poetry School

Lead Poet in Residence for South Kilburn Speaks with the Poetry School

Poet and Workshop Leader with the British Council at White Night Festival in Riga, Latvia with fellow poets Jacob Sam La Rose and Van G. Garrett

Poet and Workshop Leader with the British Council at White Night Festival in Riga, Latvia with fellow poets Jacob Sam La Rose and Van G. Garrett

Poet at Ledbury Poetry Festival with musician Janie Armour and Stuart of the sound team.

Poet at Ledbury Poetry Festival with musician Janie Armour and Stuart of the sound team.

Poetry reading at the British Council, Ikoyi, Lagos

Poetry reading at the British Council, Ikoyi, Lagos

Poetry reading in the Flower outside Chelsea Theatre

Poetry reading in the Flower outside Chelsea Theatre

Rehearsing for Speechless, British Council and Apples and Snakes commission

Rehearsing for Speechless, British Council and Apples and Snakes commission

Short story published in Tell Tales Vol 3 edited by Julia Bell and Nii Parkes

Short story published in Tell Tales Vol 3 edited by Julia Bell and Nii Parkes

Writer and Lecturer with the British Council at the National University of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

Writer and Lecturer with the British Council at the National University of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

About

I am a poet and writer. I have published four collections of poetry and a novel. I have been poet in residence for the Royal Shakespeare Company and BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live.

I have toured internationally with the British Council including most recently Mexico, Vietnam and Nigeria.

I have a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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