Workshops & Events with Izabela Morska, NWS International Writer in Residence

September 5, 2019

We’re looking forward to welcoming Izabela Morska, New Writing South’s first International Writer in Residence, to the UK at the beginning of October.

As part of the residency programme, Izabela will be leading two exclusive workshops on the theme of Writing Through Oppression, in Brighton and London. She will also be part of a special event with Maria Jastrzębska where two ground-breaking queer feminist writers come together for one fascinating conversation.

Izabela’s writing will be of interest to those who want to know how to confront subversive and political themes through their fiction without compromising the telling of a good story.


Two ground-breaking queer, feminist writers, one fascinating conversation

Izabela and Maria are Polish writers, based in different parts of Europe, come together in a special one-off event at The Writers’ Place in Brighton to discuss their writing and the themes which impact, inform and shape how they reflect on the shifting political situations and landscapes around them. Where and why do their themes converge or diverge? How is this crucial juncture in global politics impacting on the output of these two subversive writers? Join us for a vital conversation about how writers respond in precarious times.  Saturday 5 October Book now


Izabela will use extracts of her own writing to initiate discussion of how and to what extent we allow politics to infiltrate the narrative content. Suitable for writers at any stage who are interested in confronting subversive and political themes through fiction without compromising the telling of a good story.

Thursday 10 October London – in Partnership with SPREAD THE WORD Book now

Friday 11 October, at The Writers’ Place, Brighton  Book now


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