Archives: Team members
Phaedra joined New Writing North in September 2021 as Senior Manager, Finance and Operations. She has 35 years’ experience working in Finance in the private retail and lettings sectors, the last six and a half years being in the education sector.
Emma joined New Writing North in September 2021 as Programme Manager (Participation & Young People). She has worked in widening participation across the North East, facilitating classroom sessions and organising events for underrepresented young people.
Tess is Programme Manager (Participation & Young People) at New Writing North. She joined the organisation in 2021, having previously worked as a freelance programmer and artist as well as Producer of the Women Artists of the North East Library and Producer (Artists’ Moving Image) at Tyneside Cinema.
Emily joined New Writing North as Programme Assistant in January 2022. She supports the running of New Writing North’s programmes...
Will is Senior Programme Manager (Talent Development) and Programme Leader (MA in Publishing), leading on talent development and devising programmes...
Rebecca Wilkie has twenty years of experience working in the literature sector. She leads on New Writing North’s festivals and...
Fiona Melvin joined New Writing North as Director of Finance and Administration in February 2019 and is responsible for overseeing...
Claire Malcolm is the founder and Chief Executive of New Writing North. She is currently developing the plans for a new flagship Centre for Writing in Newcastle upon Tyne and is part of the team that launched an MA in Publishing with Hachette UK and Northumbria University. She is passionate about working in partnership across sectors and new ways of working and investing in culture and the creative industries.
As part of the Executive team which identifies the organisation’s strategy, Anna is responsible for initiating and developing programmes of...
Grace Keane joined the New Writing North team in Spring 2017 as Festivals and Events Intern. She has occupied multiple...
Jude joined New Writing North in Summer 2018 as Digital and Data Manager. In 2019 the role was expanded into...