Ms. Fiona Cameron

Name
Ms. Fiona Cameron
Position
Creative Writing PhD Student
Email
elp6b4@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
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Biography

Fiona graduated from Bangor University in 2000 with a degree in English Literature. She spent the next thirteen years working within the commercial copywriting / creative industries.

In 2013 she returned to Bangor to study for an MA in Creative Writing. This was funded by Access to Masters (ATM).

In 2015, she was awarded an AHRC PhD scholarship. She is currently writing and researching her first full length poetry collection.

Research

Impact of the internet, intersectionality and fourth wave of feminism on representations of the domestic in poetry, specifically in post-devolutionary Wales.
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Selected publications

Bendigo debut poetry collection published by The Knives, Forks and Spoons Press (KFS,2015)

Blackpool Poems, an extract from Bendigo is included in this anthology (KFS, 2015)

Readings and Events

Fiona works regularly with The North Wales International Poetry Festival (http://www.northwalesinternationalpoetryfestival.org/) as both performer and promoter. In 2015 she launched Bendigo at the festival.

Enemies / Gelynion Project 2015 (http://www.stevenjfowler.com/gelynion/ ) Fiona collaborated with Sophie McKeand, current Welsh Young People’s Laureate, as part of this innovative and experimental project which toured Wales in 2015.

Blackpool Lights 2015 – a section from Bendigo (along with the work of 11 other female poets) was transformed into a light series which hung at the world famous illuminations during the winter of 2015. Reaching a potential audience of more than 3 million visitors, this Arts Council England project aimed show poetry in a new and accessible form.

Avant Garden Festival July 2016 – Fiona performed sections from Bendigo alongside other poets on the Knives. Forks and Spoons Press

ContemPo Symposium June 2016 – Fiona performed a selection of new poems from her PhD project.

Current Writing Projects

Working on first full-length collection of poetry.