How I Write: Ciaran Thapar

How I Write: Ciaran Thapar

Q&A and Reading
  • Ciaran Thapar
Date Wednesday April 10th 2024, 19:15 - 20:15 GMT
Location Online

Join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table). And the best part? At the end you get to ask them questions about their words, pick their brains on craft, and learn more about the business of writing.

Ciaran Thapar is a youth worker, communications professional and nonfiction author based in London. He has experience as an educator in schools, youth clubs, charities and prisons, and is Director of Public Affairs and Communications at the Youth Endowment Fund. Ciaran is a regular contributor to publications such as British GQ and the Guardian, and he writes a Substack newsletter about justice, culture and social change called All City.

His debut book, Cut Short: Why We’re Failing Our Youth and How to Fix It was published by Penguin (Viking) UK in June 2021. He is currently working on his second, a memoir about the legacy of the Partition of Punjab in London.

This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
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