In partnership with EmpathyLab

This practical session will include writing exercises and discussion on how to approach sensitive issues within your fiction to provoke empathy from your reader. You will learn how to handle issues such as trauma and mental health with sensitivity and kindness.

Tickets: £20 add-on ticket (Day Pass for Women’s Prize LIVE must be pre-purchased; visit the main event page if you haven’t already bought one)

Tutor biog:
Holly Bourne is a bestselling and critically acclaimed author. Inspired by her work with young people, and her own experiences of everyday sexism, Holly is a passionate mental health advocate and proud feminist.