A Pear in a Tin of Peaches

Lisa has contributed to the forthcoming ‘Common People‘ anthology edited by Kit De Waal. Crowdfunded through publisher Unbound, the anthology is due for publication in February 2019.

Common People will be a collection of essays, poems and pieces of personal memoir, bringing together sixteen well-known writers from working class backgrounds with an equal number of brand new as-yet-unpublished writers from all over the UK.

Lisa’s memoir ‘A Pear in a Tin of Peaches’ features snapshots of  fond memories from growing up in Stoke on Trent, whilst reflecting upon her class identity now when a product of a divided childhood and an established academic.

Other contributors include Damian Barr, Malorie Blackman OBE, Jill Dawson, Louise Doughty, Stuart Maconie, Chris McCrudden, Lisa McInerney, Paul McVeigh, Daljit Nagra, Cathy Rentzenbrink, Anita Sethi, Adelle Stripe, Tony Walsh and Alex Wheatle.