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Valerie Mason-John

1962-Present Day

Born: Cambridge, UK, 1962

Biography

Valerie Mason-John, born in Cambridge, is a playwright, author and performance poet. Mason-John studied at Leeds University and later received an MA in Creative Writing at Sussex University. Her first collection of plays was published in 1999 and her work has been staged at the Lyric Hammersmith, Oval House Theatre and Drill Hall. Mason-John is a former editor of Feminist Arts News. She directed Pride Arts Festival for four years, and was the former artistic director of London Mardi Gras.

Publications

Brown Girl in the Ring

Brown Girl in the Ring

Year: 1999

Publisher: Get a Grip Publishers Ltd

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