Keele Hall Readings with Lisa Blower


Lisa Blower has been invited to talk at Keele University on the 14th October. She will be discussing the character building and creative writing.

Lisa Blower won The Guardian National Short Story Award in 2009, and was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award in 2013 and longlisted for The Sunday Times Short Story Award in 2018. Her fiction has appeared in The Guardian, Comma Press anthologies, The New Welsh ReviewThe Luminary, Short Story Sunday, and on Radio 4. She is a contributor to Common People edited by Kit de Waal.

Her debut novel Sitting Ducks was shortlisted for the inaugural Arnold Bennett Prize 2017 and longlisted for The Guardian Not the Booker 2016. It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s is her latest collection of short stories, with a focus on bringing life to working-class matriarchs and those who live on the margins.

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