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Adam Farrer

  • NorthBound Book Award, 2021
Adam Farrer

Adam Farrer is the Editor of The Real Story, an Arts Council England-funded journal and spoken-word event series, working to nurture emerging creative nonfiction talent in the UK. He has performed his work and led workshops on creative nonfiction writing at many arts and literature festivals across the north, including Manchester Literature Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, the Not Quite Light Festival, The University of Salford’s Festival of Research, the Northern Lights Writers’ Conference and Dave Haslam’s WAM Festival Manchester. His essays have appeared in numerous journals and publications, most notably in Test Signal, an anthology of new northern writing published in 2021 by Dead Ink Books and Bloomsbury. He has been a photo lab technician, a kitchen porter, the voice of an automated phone system, an illustrator, a ceramicist, a musician and currently works at the University of Salford, where he is the Writer in Residence for Peel Park.

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