Fri 16th October
Date: Fri 16th October
Enjoy a first listen to a superhero story from our new book! Sit back and relax as Cheryl reads to you from her story ‘Celeste’s Sparkly Cat’.
Cheryl’s first solo stage show featured twice at Contact’s before a national tour including 2016’s d still touring, including the .
A as both writer [musical , Oldham Coliseum Theatre] and director [ by Rona Munro, Contact]. She co-produced and directed an Edinburgh Fringe First winner for the Traverse . Not to mention directing and devising Community Arts Northwest’s demanding immersive refugee shows [Z-Arts/Decibel], [Z-arts], and about Yarls Wood detention centre [Z-arts]. Commonword /Crocus Books published her first solo collection of poetry, [longlisted for the ]. And Cheryl’s second solo show premiered at HOME Manchester’s 2017 PUSH Festival/BGAF 2017 at Contact, and toured nationally.
Writing on The Wall have a created a book of diverse short superhero stories and poems for children aged 7-11 years. The book has been created as part of our school’s project Superheroes: Words are our Power, in response to the lack of diversity in ethnicity and disability in literature for children.
Superheroes: Words are our Power is funded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.