Writing a Biography Workshop with Jennifer Morag Henderson

Writing a Biography Workshop with Jennifer Morag Henderson

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun 16th Jul, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm

Location
Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT


Jennifer will draw on her experience of writing the critically acclaimed biography Josephine Tey: A Life as well as her work on family history. Topics will include choice of subject and sensitivity in handling material; research methods and research materials, especially the use of libraries, archives and the internet, as well as looking at more unusual sources. Various published biographies will be considered together with the development of the genre.

Jennifer Morag Henderson has had articles, short stories and poems published in magazines and anthologies, including Riptide (Two Ravens Press), Northwords Now, The Dalhousie Review, Gutter, by the BBC and others. As a playwright her work has been performed for the National Theatre of Scotland’s Five Minute Theatre project, and elsewhere. She holds an MA in English Language and Sociology from the University of Glasgow, and a Graduate degree from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.

This is a fringe event to the 2017 Josephine Tey Conference being held at UHI in July 2017. The three-day conference will be open to academics and the wider public, and will be supported by a number of community events, such as this one. For more information about the conference, contact literature@uhi.ac.uk, or visit www.josephinetey.wordpress.com

UPDATE: The Josephine Tey Conference has been postponed to 2018, but this event will go ahead as planned.

 



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