About the speaker
Christina Thatcher is a Critical and Creative Writing PhD student at Cardiff University. She is currently working on a collection of grief-related poetry and researching how creative writing can improve the lives of young people exposed to domestic violence. Although both her academic and creative work explores difficult subject matter, Christina remains a positive and passionate person who is driven by helping her community. As a freelance writer and educator she loves delivering creative writing workshops across South Wales, facilitating the local ‘Roath Writers’ group, coordinating poetry and literature events for the Made in Roath festival, hosting spoken word evenings around the city, and more.