Naomi Kruger

Biography

Naomi Kruger's fiction has been published in various literary journals and her first novel (set in Preston and partly narrated by a character with dementia) was published by Seren in 2018. She has an MA and PhD from Lancaster University and is currently a Lecturer in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire. She is also the creative co-director of several literary and community projects in Lancashire including the North West Literary Salon and Stories at the Storey (a monthly true story open mic night). She lives in Preston with her husband and daughter

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Genre

Contemporary fiction

Publications & Performance History

May (Seren, 2018) - debut novel partly narrated by a character with dementia. Various short fiction

Workshop & Reading Experience

Extensive experience of reading and discussing the writing process including (in 2018): Chapter Arts, Cardiff Waterstones, Lancaster Waterstones, Preston Leyland Library Longridge Library Also experienced as a facilitator/event organiser/chair

Reference

Mick Felton (Publisher) Seren Books 57 Nolton Street Bridgend CF31 3AE Graham Mort (Writer and former PhD supervisor) Department of English Literature & Creative Writing County College Lancaster University Lancaster United Kingdom LA1 4YD

Group size preference

Flexible: Can adapt to small groups (workshops) or larger groups (reading/ Q&A).

Group age preference

16+

Working languages

English

Area prepared to travel

Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Yorkshire Willing to consider further afield

North West Libraries

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