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Lyndsey Ayre

Lyndsey Ayre has been exploring the city of Newcastle upon Tyne since she was thirteen. In this new essay she will walk the city to explore the changing profile and experience of the city and to investigate how the city has changed and is changing and how this shifting landscape impacts on those that live here.

Lyndsey Ayre bio
Lyndsey won New Writing North’s inaugural Sid Chaplin Award for working-class writers in 2019. She was an Emerging Critic for the Scottish Review of Books in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Observer/Burgess award in 2017. She’s interested in challenging perceptions of working-class identity and in writing about the urban experience.

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