Writing workshop with Anita Sethi

Sat Jul 23 2022 at 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm

The Whitworth | Manchester

Manchester Museum
Publisher/HostManchester Museum
Writing workshop with Anita Sethi
Writing workshop with award-winning author, Anita Sethi
About this Event

*This event is taking place in Whitworth Art Gallery's South Gallery

A two-hour session with tutor Anita Sethi, award-winning author of I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. We'll explore themes of place, nature, journeying - both geographical and emotional journeys - and how writing can bring a sense of belonging. A workshop filled with practical tools and tips, in which you have time and space to work on writing exercises and share and develop your voice.

About Anita Sethi

Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK and is the author of I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain (Bloomsbury, 2021), which won the Books Are My Bag Readers Award and was nominated for the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing, Great Outdoors Award and Portico Prize. She is also published in the anthologies Women on Nature, The Wild Isles, Seasons, Common People, Seaside Special: Postcards from the Edge, We Mark Your Memory, Solstice Shorts among others. She has written for the Guardian and Observer, the i paper, Independent, Sunday Times, BBC Wildlife, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, New Statesman, Granta, Times Literary Supplement and BBC Travel and appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, the World Service, and ABC Australia. She is Writer-in-Residence at the Manchester Museum.

http://www.anitasethi.com / @anitasethi / www.i-belong-here.com


This event is hosted at Whitworth Art Gallery as part of Manchester Museum's South Asian Heritage Month Festival 2022.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Whitworth, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom


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