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Janet Watts

This is the debut novel of former Birmingham Poet Laureate and playwright  Jan Watts. She has a background in teaching in schools, adult education and prisons. She is Writer in Residence at Community Vibe performing and workshoping in forum theatre productions. She was Writer in Residence at HMP Swinfen Hall. Jan's plays have been performed in England, Scotland and New Zealand. She came third TWICE in the Manawatu International Playwriting Competition. Jan is also a jobbing performance poet, hosting the weekly POETRY FOR LUNCH series at the Library of Birmingham. She starts her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham in the autumn of 2014.