Friday, 4 October 2013

What's Your Story? LMHC

WoW's What's Your Story? writers perform at the Liverpool Central Library

WoW are holding a celebration event for our What's Your Story?, in collaboration with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, writing group. Participants will be performing their work at the Central Library and will be presented with a published book of their work that they have completed within the course. 

Established author and dynamic poet, Clare Shaw has been leading the 12 week creative writing workshop.
Clare has two poetry collections, Straight Ahead and Head On and has been anthologised by Faber and Faber and Some Girls' Mothers. Clare has been published in several national journals and newspapers and was awarded High Commended in the Forward Prize 2006. As well as a popular performer, she is also a self-harm trainer and consultant, working independently and in partnership to enable services to respond helpfully to people who self-harm.

The course has been in partnership with the Liverpool Mental Health Consortium. The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium was set up with the aim of improving mental health services in Liverpool. The Consortium offers valuable opportunities for those who have experienced mental distress to develop a collective voice.

Clare Shaw's group, in partnership with The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, will be performing on 10th October, World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. 

Find out what else is happening in Liverpool on World Mental Health Day. 

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