MOLI podcast: Writing Dementia

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Description

RadioMoLI’s Writer Presents series invites writers to produce a radio programme focussing on and exploring a chosen subject that is close to their heart. In the first episode of a three-part edition of Writer Presents, author Jan Carson speaks with Dr Jane Lugea of Queen’s University Belfast, exploring the complexities of writing from the perspective of a person with dementia, and how the use of language is key in depicting an accurate portrait of the illness. Carson and Lugea unpack the ethics of writing about and from the position of dementia patients, discussing the importance of representing lived experience in text.

Period19 Jan 2023

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