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Carmen Marcus


Carmen’s debut novel ‘How Saints Die’ was published in 2017. She has worked extensively during her teaching and academic career to make working class voices heard. She says: “From my experience the lack of working class voices makes working class writers and their stories feel irrelevant so that they do not even enter the pipeline to become culture makers. So even if recruitment processes were to shift there is no ready pool to recruit from because those potential writers feel they have no story to tell.”