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Bristol Pride LGBT+ History Month Queer Writing Workshop


Bristol Pride LGBT+ History Month Queer Writing Workshop

A special queer writing workshop lead by prize-winning novelist Anna Freeman for LGBT+ History Month.


Prize-winning novelist and host of BBC Radio 4’s Sketches: Stories of Art and People, Anna Freeman, will be leading a Queer writing workshop at Pervasive Media Studio in Watershed.

LGBT+ experiences are complex and varied, but it is essential that these stories are told. This 4-hour workshop will focus on the skills and tools to bring lived experiences to life, whether in fiction, poetry or memoir. There will also feature group discussion and exploration of queer themes and history.

We welcome all experiences and writing styles: playwrights, poets and novelists, beginners and established writers.


Produced by Bristol Pride LGBT+ Poet Laureate: Tom Denbigh

ages 18 and over
Spaces limited. Booking required:


Anna Freeman is a novelist, the host of Radio 4’s program Sketches: Stories of Art and People, an associate creative writing lecturer at Bath Spa University, and a producer of literary events.
Her first novel, The Fair Fight, is a pulsating historical adventure set within the world of female prize-fighters and their patrons in 18th century Bristol. The Fair Fight won The Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize 2013, is published by W&N in the UK and by Riverhead in the USA, and was optioned for TV drama by the BBC.
Her new novel, Five Days of Fog, published by W&N, follows the last days of a crumbling female gang in 1950s London, during the great smog.

‘Cracking... packs a punch’ – Sunday Express
‘A hearty recommendation for Anna Freeman’ – Guardian Books
‘Wonderfully imagined... a brilliant debut’ – The Times
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