Grace Keane

Senior Programme Manager (Skills and Engagement)

Grace Keane joined the New Writing North team in Spring 2017 as Festivals and Events Intern. She has occupied multiple roles at New Writing North, most recently Programme Manager (Festivals, Events and Awards). In Autumn 2022, Grace became Senior Programme Manager for a brand-new department, Skills and Engagement. The Writing and Publishing Skills Hub will offer a range of educational, vocational, professional training and development, and volunteering opportunities to school children and teachers, young people, and adults of all ages. Grace is a graduate of the University of Manchester where she gained a BA Hons in English Literature. In 2021 Grace was awarded a London Book Fair Trailblazer Award.

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