A safe environment to develop well-being and inner strength. Helps you to create an achievable personal action plan and an inspired approach to life’s challenges. Suitable for anyone who wants to bring balance into their lives.
Shamshad works with individuals and organisations using creative writing and coaching skills to empower and inspire. She pioneered and ran ‘Hard Rain Poetry’, a monthly local community creative writing and performance forum for over 7 years.
Shamshad’s poetry collection “Megalomaniac” is published by Salt Publishing (2007) and has been the set text on the English degree at Lancaster University. She has co-edited two anthologies of poetry, written and presented for BBC radio. She has featured on The Verb and at Ledbury, Ilkley and international Literature Festivals. Her work explores themes including human rights, love, power and identity. She has collaborated with directors, musicians, deaf signers and beatboxers. Shamshad has run workshops for universities, survivors of domestic violence and community groups. She co-wrote/directed The Moonwatcher a multimedia show that toured North West theatres (produced by The Horse and Bamboo Theatre, Feb-March 2018)).
Read more in the Bio page and explore the whole site to discover a selection of projects and publications from Shamshad.
Benefits of using my services
committed to community development
innovative and engaging workshops to meet your needs
experience of working with vulnerable and excluded individuals
statutory and voluntary sector experience
affordable rates with flexibility based on your resources
social and scientific research experience
post graduate certificate in education and behavioural sciences
familiar with National Curriculum requirements
Compassionate and wholehearted approach to creative writing and well-being.