Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance
University of Bedfordshire
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Lesley McKenna is a lecturer in Creative Writing.
As one of the first students in the country to take the BA single honours degree in Creative Writing at the University of Luton, she attained a First Class degree, and went on to pass her Master's degree in Creative Writing with distinction.
Lesley's writing practice and research mainly centres around female/feminist issues.
She enjoys breaking boundaries and her Master's degree produced a novel - Clutching Shadow - based on incest, child abuse and family dysfunction.
She also reads and writes horror-based pieces, and is interested in the study and production of web-based fan fiction.