Workshops

Escalator Meet the Mentor: Yvvette Edwards

Calendar
Tuesday 6 August
Location
Online
Price
FREE - please register in advance

Join Yvvette Edwards, one of the Escalator mentors, and try your hand at a writing exercise, before asking your questions at this friendly Q&A session.

Thinking of applying to our talent development programme, Escalator?

During the event you will have the chance to meet Yvvette Edwards, one of the Escalator mentors, and try your hand at a writing exercise, before asking your questions during our friendly Q&A session with the NCW team.

This event is open to writers who meet or think they might meet our eligibility criteria. We especially want to hear from writers who identify as Black, Asian or from another ethnically diverse background, and LGBTQI+ writers.

Check the entry criteria here and book your place!

Yvvette Edwards

 

Yvvette Edwards is a British East Londoner of Montserratian origin and author of two novels, A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother. Her short stories have been published in anthologies and broadcast on radio. Her work has been nominated for a number of literary awards including the Booker Prize. She is particularly interested in writing that challenges the single narrative, giving voice to characters who are absent or under-represented in contemporary fiction. Yvvette was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.