A Journey through Water: Patricia Mullin

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A Journey Through Water | Exploring poetic geography, Monday 20 May 2019

A creative writing masterclass with Patricia Mullin

Working over a day with exclusive use of the gallery and guided by expert published writer and artist, Patricia Mullin, participants were encouraged to develop a beautiful piece of writing. And then they had the option to make innovative books using a variety of media.

Ideal for developing creative skills in writing with the potential to work verbally | literally | literarily | laterally | visually |

About Patricia Mullin

Patricia Mullin is a graduate of Central St Martins, Goldsmiths College and Norwich University of the Arts. After graduating from the NUA Writing the Visual MA 2007 she was shortlisted for an Arts Council East Escalator Award in 2009. Her novel Gene Genie (Pub: The Stone Press 2005) was re-published as an e–book in 2012. Three short stories The Sitting, The Siren and Folding were selected (Judges: Lynne Bryan & Bellona Greenwood; Sarah Rigard and Emma Healey) for publication in Words and Women One, Two and Three in 2014/15/16 respectively. Her novel Casting Shadows was commended in the Yeovil International Literary Prize 2014 (Judge: Elizabeth Buchan). Patricia was awarded an Arts Council England grant to re-draft Casting Shadows mentored by the acclaimed author Jill Dawson. Lick a short story, was shortlisted for the 2016 Bridport Prize (Judge: Tessa Hadley). In 2017 Patricia was invited to take part in the Modern Repose seminar and lead ‘Object Lesson’ a workshop on creative writing from paintings and artefacts at Cambridge University at Murray Edwards College Cambridge University (formerly New Hall). The college holds the second largest collection in the world of art by women; the largest is held in Chicago USA. Patricia is an Associate Tutor at the University of East Anglia where she teaches short fiction courses inspired by the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury collection and special exhibitions at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Working with art and collections in museums, galleries and unique places of interest is Patricia’s area of expertise and complements her creative practice, where art and nature continue to inform her writing. For a full list of writing, teaching and gallery credits please go to www.patriciamullin.com and select the Images and CV page.

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