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Introducing Our New Star Writer !

Dr Rachel Connor

Some of the 2017 venues


Rachel is an academic, literary critic and writer. She is Director of Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett University. Rachel is the author of a novel, Sisterwives as well as prize-winning short fiction. Her drama has been staged in festivals across the north and broadcast by BBC Radio 4 as part of the Original British Dramatists series.

In her own words...

I’ve long been interested in the relationship between words and the visual – my PhD was preoccupied with the literary representation of ‘the image.’ So, I’m excited to document Manifest through a series of blog posts that present a writer’s perspective on visual art. My aim is to build a narrative that captures the flavour of this important festival and reflects the vibrant and varied artistic practice in our region

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Promoting Visual Arts in the North West

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