In a collection of micro-fictions, Finfolk, Marcus will tell mythic stories about the North, its people and their relationship with the sea. The sea offers a powerful new narrative to explore as it occupies absences, roars over silences and remembers what was lost.
Carmen Marcus bio
Carmen’s? debut novel How Saints Die is a semi-autobiographical account of her life as a fisherman’s daughter. Her poetry has been commissioned by national festivals and BBC radio. She designed The Writer’s Plan in 2019 to support working-class writers entering the industry. Marcus is currently working on her second novel, The Bait Boy.