Claire Hynes
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Claire Hynes writes fiction, non-fiction and theatre monologues. Her writing has appeared in Wasifiri journal of international contemporary writing, the Bath Short Story Award Anthology, Lighthouse literary journal and Tangled Roots anthology. Her theatre monologues have been performed at the Contact Theatre in Manchester. Claire was a winner of the Commonword monologue writing competition in 2016 and she was listed for the Bath Short Story Award in 2014 and commended in the Words and Women ‘about’ monologue competition in 2016. Claire is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing programme at UEA and she was awarded a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing from UEA in 2012. She previously worked as a BBC documentary film-maker and a print journalist, and she has won Creative Industry awards including a George Viner Memorial Award for journalism.  


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    Hynes, C., Sep 2020, In: Wasafiri. 35, 3, p. 4-9 6 p.

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