Writer in Residence, Polesden Lacey
Ruth Brandt is Polesden Lacey's Writer in Residence, offering creative writing workshops to inspire budding and experienced authors alike. Workshops include: Writing Inspired by Art, Memoir Writing, Historical Fiction, Writing Inspired by Photography and Writing Inspired by Music.
Ruth tutors creative writing for Surrey Adult Learning and is studying the MFA in Creative Writing at Kingston University. She is a professional member of the National Association of Writers in Education. Her short stories have appeared in literary and commercial magazines, have been long and short-listed in competitions, published in anthologies, and read at literary festivals. She has had poetry published and a short play is due to be published soon. She has a BSc in mathematics and physics, lives in Surrey with one of her two sons and is currently working on a historical novel.