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Announcing our guest writer

23 February 2015

Maggie GeeWe’re very excited to announce that celebrated author Maggie Gee will join us at the Creative Future Literary Awards Showcase alongside host Lemn Sissay.

Maggie is the author of a number of books including the The White Family (shortlisted for the Orange Prize fiction) and her memoir My Animal Life. She is a Fellow and Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature as well as being a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University. In 2012 she was awarded an OBE for services to literature. When asked to describe why she thought a programme like the Creative Future Literary Awards was important, Maggie had this to say:

‘Creativity belongs to everyone. Creativity helps people survive hard times. Creativity can’t be taken from us, but given encouragement, it grows. That’s why I’m supporting Creative Future Literary Awards.’

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