Lucy Ribchester


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I’m a dance and fiction writer based in Edinburgh. Many moons ago I studied English at the University of St Andrews, and later Shakespearean Studies at Kings College London and Shakespeare’s Globe. I then embarked on a strange and waggly career path organising parties at a boutique cinema in London, working for Al Jazeera television network, freelance writing while living in Spain, and later coordinating the National Trust for Scotland’s annual cruises (where I worked onboard a ship, swam with icebergs, set foot on St Kilda, and finally learned how to ceilidh dance).

I won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2013, and now work as a freelance dance journalist and adult education tutor, alongside fiction writing. When I’m not doing any
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“It's never the deviants who are the problem, puss. Don't forget that. It's the people who won't open their minds that are dangerous.”
Lucy Ribchester, The Hourglass Factory

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