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Your WriteClub Host

Alison Powell

WriteClubber In Chief

Alison Powell is a freelance writer and creativity coach.


She facilitates workshops that encourage, inspire and celebrate new writing, and she offers both online and face-to-face mentoring. She has written for a whole host of education publishers, including BBC Bitesize, York Notes, Scholastic and Smart Learning, and her short fiction has appeared in various anthologies and magazines, including Project Calm, Mslexia and The National Flash Fiction Day Anthologies. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa and is one of twenty emerging Welsh writers on the Hay Festival Writers at Work programme. 

Alison Powell
Her book, When the Mountain Swallowed the Morning, was long-listed for the Mslexia Fiction Prize, shortlisted for the Janklow & Nesbit Bath Spa Award and won runner-up place in the Bridport New Novel Prize.

Alison is also a Master Practitioner of NLP and Life Coaching and believes that everyone has the right to write. Get in touch to find out how she can support you.


For more about Alison's writing visit

"What a bloody marvellous woman. She's a mensch; there's no debate." - David

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