Brookes Creative Talk: More than just a face: my husband tried to kill me but God had other plans...

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Abbie Mumbi

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Born and raised in Kenya, Abbie Mumbi moved to the UK where she now works as a nurse and a university lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. She is a domestic abuse survivor who has used creative writing to heal and recover from violence and homelessness. Mumbi hopes to develop her creativity further and to inspire through her book others to reach their potentials. In this webinar, Mumbi will discuss her story with Professor Daniela Treveri Gennari, Chair of the Creative Industries Research and Innovation Network at Brookes and author Sarah Franklin, lecturer at Brookes, judge for the Costa Short Story Award and the founder and host of Short Stories Aloud, a popular Oxford literary night in its eighth year.

This talk takes place as part of the annual Creative Industries Research and Innovation Network (CIRIN) calendar at Oxford Brookes University. To learn more, please go to: