Manchester Writing: Kerry Hadley-Pryce, Sarah Jasmon & Graeme Shimmin
- Thu 05 Nov 2015
- 7:00 pm
The Manchester Writing School at MMU and the International Anthony Burgess Foundation are delighted to present special guests Kerry Hadley-Pryce, Sarah Jasmon and Graeme Shimmin – all published graduates of the School.
Kerry Hadley-Pryce was born in Wordsley. After working in a variety of different jobs, including being an attendant at a petrol station, a secretary and a salesperson at the local newspaper, she became a secondary school teacher. Her debut novel, The Black Country, was published in 2015 and she is currently working on a second, Broken Dolls.
Sarah Jasmon lives on a canal boat near Manchester with her children. She has had several short stories published and is curating a poetry anthology. Her first novel, The Summer of Secrets, was published by Black Swan in 2015.
Graeme Shimmin was offered a book deal with Transworld after his novel, A Kill in the Morning, was shortlisted for the Terry Pratchett First Novel Award in 2013.