Biography

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 Biography

Simon Ward is a Liverpool-based writer and visual artist, working towards a collection of contemporary fairy tales. He holds a BA in Critical Fine Art Practice from University of Brighton, and an MA in Writing from John Moores University.

Simon’s interdisciplinary visual art has been exhibited in galleries and events across England, Germany and France, including Berlin Atonal, LeCouveNt and CTM Vorspiel. He works with digital art, sound art, video art, performance art, sculpture, painting and drawing. You can buy products made with his artworks here.

He began writing literature whilst living in Berlin, publishing his first short stories in SANDThe Reader Berlin and 404 Ink. Alongside his fiction, he covers the arts in North West England for Corridor8.

Since returning to Liverpool, Simon has delivered poetry and craft workshops for Sefton CVS, as part of their heritage project Play it Forward. He also helped facilitate What’s Your Pride Story?, a ten-week creative writing course for LGBT+ individuals, in partnership with Writing on the Wall and Liverpool Pride. He works for Apple as a Creative Pro, leading Sessions on art, design and technology.

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