Writing in the Archive with Dr Jen McDerra

Wednesday 24 July 1-4pm
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall, Redruth TR15 1AS
Tickets: £20

In this masterclass we’ll be engaging with letters, journals and materials preserved in public and private archives to generate new work in conversation with writers and artists from Cornwall’s past. Suitable for writers in all forms and at any stage of their writing journey

Jen McDerra is the Creative Director for The Writer's Block. Jen has completed a PhD with a thesis on Reuniting 20th century women in books and broadcast with their many achievements. The guiding principle for her work is the drive to acknowledge and support contributions to society by people whose voices and wishes have been neglected. Previously Jen has held roles within the literature sector, including Culture Programme Officer for Commonwealth Writers, Development Manager for The Reader, and Community Relations Officer at Barefoot Books.
Kresen Kernow
Little Vauxhall
TR15 1AS