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Lindsay Clarke

Having worked for many years in both conventional and alternative education, Lindsay Clarke is a freelance writer living in Somerset, whose work has been widely translated. His novel The Chymical Wedding won the Whitbread Fiction Award in 1989 and more recently The Water Theatre was long-listed for the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award. He is an Associate of the MA Creative Writing Programme at Cardiff University and Creative Consultant to the educational work of the Pushkin Trust in Northern Ireland. He also teaches writing workshops in Frome and London.

Awen publication:


A Dance with Hermes


Other publications:

Sunday Whiteman

The Chymical Wedding

Alice’s Masque

Essential Celtic Mythology

Parzival and the Stone from Heaven

The War at Troy

The Return from Troy

The Water Theatre


Imagining Otherwise

The Gist: a celebration of the imagination

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