Caroline Moir

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Caroline Moir is a British author based in Kendal UK, close to the Lake District National Park.

She is known for writing plays, fiction (genres include the dystopic and modern gothic) and creative non-fiction. A focus of her work is also as an educationalist and promoter of literary arts. She studied English & philosophy at the University of Birmingham, masters at Lancaster University and a PhD from the University of Glasgow.[1]

Moir has written two novels Jemillia(2007) and The Brockenspectre (2011), with work on the third comencing from 2013/14. Commissions include BBC Radio, Ripon Cathedral and Kendal Community Theatre.[2][3]

Moir collaborates regularly with fellow writers and artists, amongst them Guy Wilson (The Armed Man). Through these collaborations, she is active in a number of progressive literary circles, co-establishing The Leeds Peace Poetry Festival in 2003 and Warehouse Writers Workshop at The Brewery Arts Centre Kendal in 2006. In 2015/16 as a founder and member of Kendal Community Theatre, she co-created Kendal Yarns Festival - a week long festival of plays featuring over 50 new plays by people from the region, with involvement from a number of nationally acclaimed theatre directors.[4]

Publications

  • Timeo Danaos (From Glasgow to Saturn, 2011);[5][6]
  • A goat, a duppy & a walnut tree (Unbound Press/Spilling Ink Review, 2011);[7][8]
  • Homage à Rabelais en Roussillon (Brand Magazine, 2010)[9]
  • St Wilfred of Ripon or A Tale of Two Tonsures(commissioned & performed, 2009)
  • Nusf Sahaa (BRAND, 2009)
  • Asda (swampwriting, 2008)
  • The Kendal Shepherds' Play (commissioned & performed, 2007); *Flight (Muse, 2006)
  • Mary's Story (commissioned & performed, 2005);[10]
  • The Man Who Told a Lie (Transmission, 2005)
  • A Passion for Kendal[11][12]
  • Lady Anne Clifford: A Woman Cast Out

References

  1. ^ http://theses.gla.ac.uk/3278/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/leisure/whats_on/10546741.Kendal_Community_Theatre_stage_Caroline_Moir_s_Lady_Anne_Clifford_____a_woman_cast_out/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ http://www.kendalcommunitytheatre.org/apps/blog/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www.kendalcommunitytheatre.org/kendal-yarns. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Archive | From Glasgow to Saturn
  6. ^ (PDF) https://fromglasgowtosaturn.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/issue22.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ Caroline Moir | Unbound Press Archived 21 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ http://scribblers2010.blogspot.in/2011/03/spilling-ink-review.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ http://www.brandliterarymagazine.co.uk/editions/06/contributors/02/extract.pdf
  10. ^ » Asda
  11. ^ First-ever passion play for Kendal (From The Westmorland Gazette)
  12. ^ A Passion For Kendal: Kendal Community Theatre
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