Fell, Alison

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FELL, Alison

FELL, Alison. Scottish, b. 1944. Genres: Novels, Poetry. Career: Welfare State Theatre, Leeds/Bradford, co-founder, 1970; Women's Street Theatre, London, co-founder, 1971; Underground Press, journalist, 1971-75; Spare Rib, fiction editor, 1975-79; London Borough of Brent, C. Day Lewis Fellow, 1978; London Borough of Walthamstow, writer in residence, 1981-82; New South Wales Institute of Technology, Sydney, writer in residence, 1986; The Female Eye Conference, Hudders Field, guest writer, 1996; New Blood (new writers competition), Institute of Contemporary Arts, co-judge and presenter, 1996; University of East Anglia, writing fellow, 1998; University College, London, Royal Literary Fund Fellow, 2002; University of Middlesex, research fellow, 2003. Leads writing workshops. Gives readings from works at Art Centers, literature festivals, and universities. Publications: NOVELS: The Grey Dancer, 1981; Every Move You Make, 1984; The Bad Box, 1987; The Shining Mountain, 1989; Mer de Glace, 1991; The Pillow Boy of the Lady Onogoro, 1994; The Mistress of Lilliput, 1999; Tricks of the Light, 2003. POETRY: Kisses for Mayakovsky, 1984; The Crystal Owl, 1988; Dionysus Day (prose poem), 1992; Dreams, Like Heretics, 1997. FILMS: The Weaver, 1993; One Green Bottle, 1994. OTHER: Medea: Mapping the Edge (play), 2001. Contributor to books, periodicals, and anthologies. Address: c/o Tony Peake, Peake Associates, 14 Grafton Crescent, London N1G 9BT, England.