How I Write: Lara Maiklem
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How I Write: Lara Maiklem

Q&A and Reading
Tutor
  • Lara Maiklem
Date Wednesday June 22nd 2022, 19:15 BST
Location Online

Lara Maiklem is the author of award-winning, Sunday Times bestseller Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames (Bloomsbury, 2019) and A Field Guide to Larking: Beachcombing, Mudlarking, Fieldwalking and More (Bloomsbury, 2021). She has been losing herself scouring the foreshore of the river Thames for 20 years, in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from Neolithic flints to Roman hair pins, medieval buckles to Tudor shoes, Georgian clay pipes to Victorian toys. These objects tell her about London, its forgotten inhabitants and lost ways of life.


Now more than ever we need stories – to engage, to entertain, to nourish, and to help us make sense of what we’re living through. So 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? You get to ask them questions about their words, pick their brains on craft, and learn more about the business of writing.


The reading and Q&A 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.

Cost: Free 

Donations encouraged

Online: Free

If you are able to, donations are encouraged. Suggested donation £5.

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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.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
— How I Write Participant

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