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This week Molly chats to Abbie Neale. Come for the insightful discussion about working as a multidisciplinary artist and stay for Abbie's love of muffins.
Abbie Neale is a writer, artist and actor. Since graduating from Warwick University with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, her work has featured widely in literary magazines across the UK. In 2019, she won the New Poets Prize run by The Poetry Business and her book Threadbare was published with Smith|Doorstop last year.
While living in the Netherlands, Abbie won the International Prize in the York Mix Poetry Competition for her poem Can you draw him for us and received a commendation for her poem Painting my mother. She has recently performed her work at the Sheaf Digital Poetry Festival, on the podcast Poetry Non-Stop, and for BBC Radio Norfolk.
Abbie was also the Writing Coordinator and Acting Coach for Warwick Rep Theatre Company. She’s now appearing in her first short films, commercials, and music videos, while continuing to attend theatre workshops with Shakespeare Nation and the National Youth Theatre. Having spent an intercalated year in Australia studying Acting and Scriptwriting at Monash, she's currently judging short film scripts for Visability Film Festival.
Her debut project as an emerging playwright, titled The Father, the Son and the Owl of Death, was produced by Norwich Fringe for their March 2021 Festival.
Instagram: abbie.neale.art and abbie.neale