Natasha Carthew is Working Class Writer and Poet. She is the author of eight books, including those published by Bloomsbury, Quercus and the National Trust. Her latest book ‘Born Between Crosses’ is a sequence of Prose-Poetry celebrating the working lives of Working Class Women, published with Hypatia Publications 2021 and her latest short-story features in HAG: Forgotten Folk Tales published by Virago Press.
Natasha is well known for writing on Socioeconomic issues and has written extensively on the subject of how authentic Rural Working Class voices are represented in fiction for several publications and programmes; including ITV, Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook, The Royal Society of Authors Journal, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian, The Dark Mountain Project, The Bookseller, Book Brunch The Big Issue and The Economist.
Natasha is Founder and Artistic Director of The Working Class Writers Festival – in partnership with Bristol Ideas and sponsored by Hachette UK and Penguin Random House.
She is represented by Juliet Pickering at Blake Friedman Literary Agency.
Don’t miss Natasha Carthew at the Creative Coalition Festival 2022
The Class Debate
Wednesday 2nd February: The Summit – 10:00 – 10:55