Whitleigh Words Festival Workshop with Author Susmita Bhattacharya
Saturday 1st August 2015
12pm – 2pm at St Chads Church conference room.
The 90 minute workshops were open to anyone who lives in Plymouth.
A Little About Susmita Bhattacharya
A Plymouth based British Asian writer, Susmita’s debut novel, The Normal State of Mind, will be launched in March 2015.
Susmita Bhattacharya is widely published with her short stories and poems placed in many literary journals and magazines in the UK and internationally, including the BBC. Susmita has won awards and teaches creative writing in the community such as Plymouth Libraries and the museum, also teaching at the Plymouth University.
Susmita has a Masters in Creative Writing from Cardiff University and got a nomination for the Pushcart Prize last year.
Susmita also sailed on oil tankers for three years with her husband, writing and painting.
At the moment, Susmita is undergoing treatment for breast cancer and tries to spread awareness of it through her blog.
Susmita has also had book readings at the Plymouth International Book Festival and the Dartington Festival in 2014.
Read Susmita’s blog HERE!
Susmita Bhattacharya will also be giving a talk and signing her books on Saturday 3rd October at St Church Hall, Whitleigh.
Here are some photos of Susmita’s Workshop which was a great success. Thank you Susmita, you were fabulous!
What Else Is Happening
What else is planned for The Whitleigh Words Festival? Find out HERE!
Writers Resources are HERE!
Who’s Who – Whitleigh Words Workshops HERE!
GETTING TO WHITLEIGH
Bus 44 leaves Royal Parade opposite the Guildhall. The bus stops at Whitleigh Green. See Plymouth Citybus Timetables HERE!
See the Whitleigh map HERE!
Kindly supported & funded by Vital Sparks
Also supported by PCC, PCH, Whitleigh Big Local, The Albemarle Inn, Porkies Cafe, Plymouth City Central Library