Madeline Heneghan has been Festival Director since 2006 and is ultimately responsible for the delivery of the annual month-long Festival and all Writing on the Wall projects. Prior to joining WoW she was the Action Plan Coordinator for The Black and Racial Minority Network and so has excellent community engagement skills. These skills have been invaluable in the development of diverse audiences and participation for WoW events and projects. As a former Equalities Consultant, Madeline gained a thorough understanding of the needs and preferences of different communities and hard to reach groups. Madeline has an MA in American Literature and History.

Mike Morris is a founder member of Writing on the Wall and has a background in community activity, in education - working as a Learning Mentor in Anfield CC School, and film-making as a writer on Dockers (Channel 4, 2000), and as co-director and producer of a ground-breaking documentary, Liverpool’s Cunard Yanks (Granada, 2008). He studied Literature & American Studies at Liverpool John Moores University and has an MA in Creative Writing. His first play, Waiting for Brando, is being staged in Liverpool in 2012. Mike initiated WoW's Pulp Idol competition and is responsible for the editing and publishing of WoW's annual Pulp Idol - Firsts (a book of the finalists’ First Chapters) both in hard copy and in Kindle, the Liverpool Young Writers project, and is leading WoW's project to establish The Writing Bloc. Mike Morris is currently directing the George Garrett Archive Project, curating a book, short film and installation. 


Mike Morris & Madeline Heneghan

Rosa Murdoch joined WoW in 2013 after graduating with a BA Hons in music from LIPA. Although she started as the Social Media Co-ordinator, over her time with WoW she has now taken on the role of designer creating books for Pulp Idol, What's Your Story? and The George Garrett Archive Project as well as a commissioned biography. Rosa has also hosted and produced a WoW radio show. 

Chanel Scott-Jeffers graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in English Literature and Language and is part of the WoW team as our Festival Assistant. Chanel has helped us put together our best festival yet with a key role in organising our inpirational Top Girls series.



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