Carina has worked extensively as a writing tutor and facilitator including writer-in-residence posts at schools, museums, theatres and art galleries. Carina is a regular tutor for the Arvon Foundation and is experienced in implementing bespoke creative writing and research projects for cultural and educational organisations. Her writing work includes delivering undergraduate and post-graduate courses at universities and individual mentoring. Carina has developed teaching, research and evaluation materials for creative writing courses for a range of abilities and ages. She provides CPD training for professionals and educational staff and is available to create, deliver and assess both long and short term creative writing projects.

We have employed Carina on numerous projects and she always delivers; from drawing out the creative potential of disengaged young people, to running masterclasses for teachers. Carina is conscientious, always well-prepared and professional, she is able to build empathetic relationships with the groups she works with and develop bespoke, responsive projects which are driven by her fascination with people and her ability to find stories everywhere.’

Anna Disley
Executive Director, Programme and Impact
New Writing North