Sarah-Clare Conlon

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Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Writer, Editor, Press Officer
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Introduction I'm a freelance writer, editor and press officer, and Literature Editor for Creative Tourist. I am a published author and I write poetry, described by Confingo journal as: "Delightful – succinct, deftly organised, eloquent.” I am also a performance artist and I ran live lit night Verbose for three years. Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize 2020, I am a Salt Prizes winner and Best British & Irish Flash Fiction listed, and I was described in Flash Magazine as "one of the most interesting and inspiring authors writing flashes today". Here I tend to ramble on about the arts and creative writing. My professional site is at
Interests Words, grammar, books, crosswords, Scrabble, dictionaries, lists, Sudoku, pencils, playing patience, going to the Cornerhouse, cycling around, taking photos, walking on the moors, grow your own, green issues, red pens, blue boats, black cats, Voyager, all things French, trees, cooking nice food, eating nice food, watching the birds, gingham, polka dots, candy stripes, Red Stripe, semi-collecting unusual jewellery, smut
Favorite Movies The Wizard Of Oz, A Bout De Souffle, Wild At Heart, Bladerunner, The Empire Strikes Back, The Science Of Sleep, Volver, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Le Diner Des Cons, Amateur, Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Cloverfield, Black Narcissus, Metropolis, Rear Window, Fifth Element, I Am Love, Drugstore Cowboy, Ma Nuit Chez Maud, Alphaville, Pierrot Le Fou, La Peau Douce
Favorite Music Marina + The Diamonds, Florence + The Machine, Bat For Lashes, Gossip, Paloma Faith, The Ting Tings, The Pixies, Muse, Beastie Boys, PJ Harvey, A Tribe Called Quest, Marilyn Manson, Lupe Fiasco, De La Soul, ABBA, ELO, OMD, Queen, Goldfrapp, Portishead, The Breeders, Barry Manilow, Shirley Bassey, Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds, Kate Bush, The Wedding Present
Favorite Books Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan, Les Choses by Georges Perec, Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland, Sick Notes by Gwendoline Riley, Tales Of The City by Armistead Maupin, Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, Naive. Super by Erland Loe, Small Holdings by Nicola Barker, Mythologies by Roland Barthes

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