Lisa Selvidge

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Lisa studied Russian and Portuguese at the University of London and later took an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she subsequently worked as academic director for creative writing at the School of Education and has taught there for eighteen years. She also taught a range of courses at the Norwich School of Art & Design. She now lives in Portugal and still teaches short online courses (both fiction and non-fiction) – for the UEA, Oxford and York.

A couple of years ago she set up a small publishing company, Montanha Books. http://www.montanhabooks.com.

She likes to travel and frequently goes to Spain and has recently visited Mozambique and Cuba. An article about about the latter is published in The Literary
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It is over a year since the UK Referendum upset me and a few other people. I cast my last ever vote in June 2017. It clearly didn’t swing things. But life in Monchique goes merrily on. Leo turned five in the summer – old enough, I reckoned, to come with me on my mad dream to travel in the camper van to Corfu, Greece, where my father lives, returning by ferry to Albania and up that part of th...

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