THINGS I'VE DONE...2007- Present Co-Founder & Director, Creative Future, BrightonDirector of a charity that trains, develops and promotes marginalised artists
and writers in the south east. www.creativefuture.org.uk. Artistic
direction, strategy & fundraising for an organisation with 5 staff & 20
freelancers that has worked with 3500+ marginalised artists/writers and
delivered national showcase events seen by over 250,000+ people.2003 2007 Writer in Residence & Project Manager, First Base Arts ProjectWriter in Residence & Project Management of three days a week arts
project at a day centre for homeless people, including: artistic direction,
fundraising, planning & supervision of 11 freelance staff.2004 2012 Creative Writing Tutor, BBC Southern Counties, City College, Brighton
Museum, QueenSpark Books, New Writing SouthDevising & delivering creative writing workshops and courses2004 2006 Mentor LAPIDUS, BrightonProviding guidance on establishing therapeutic writing groups.2004 2006 Administrator Pier Playwrights, (now New Writing South) BrightonOrganising training & providing on-line information for writers.2003 2005 Travel Writing Lecturer Adult Education, City College, Brighton.Teaching travel writing to adults of all abilities.2002 2005 Writer/Facilitator Big Issue, BrightonTeaching creative writing, art and photography to homeless adults.
2000-2001 Student. MA in Creative Writing at UEA.1998 Present Freelance writer. The Guardian, Rough Guides Women Travel & a variety
of international magazines.Articles on Caribbean culture, engaging marginalised people & therapeutic
writing. Co-writer of carnival education pack, Luton Carnival
Development Committee.1997 - 2009 Author. Rough Guide to Trinidad and TobagoResearch, writing, photography, cartography, editing and proof reading.1996 - 1999 Carnival Artist/Supervisor. Callaloo Carnival Company. TrinidadConstruction and supervision of carnival costume production.1994 - 1996 Carnival Artist. PBCC Mobile Unit. London.Costume construction & teaching carnival construction methods.EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONSI have an MA in Creative Writing from the UEA, a degree in government & history from the LSE & a variety of GCSEs and A-Levels. I also have a PGCE in adult education from Brighton University.