Emma joined the team in 2016 and is the Programme Manager, overseeing and curating the vast amount of WoW’s projects. During her time here Emma has led on many successful projects, including, What's Your Story?, Superheroes: Words are our Power, Moving Foreward and many more. She graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama and then returned to Liverpool to work freelance with several local organisations.
Project Co-ordinator - Children and Young People
Ailis joined WoW in 2020 as a freelance Outreach Worker for WoW Young Writers, then as a freelance Project Assistant for Super Heroes. In 2021, Ailis joined the team as a Project Co-Ordinator for Children and Young People alongside Becky. Ailis works primarily on the Super Heroes project, but is also responsible for WoW Young Writers and our Children and Young People's programme. After graduating from LIPA with a degree in Applied Theatre and Community Drama, Ailis jumped straight into work with young people. When she is not at WoW, Ailis can be found directing with her theatre company, Transcend Theatre, or working as a freelance drama facilitator on youth projects across the city.
Amy Carrington joined WoW in 2020 and is a Project Manager for Write to Work Directions, Next Chapter, Enterprise Hub and PSS families. Amy believes in WoW’s dedication to creativity as a tool to improve confidence, develop skills and bring people together. After graduating from University of Manchester with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, Amy worked as a Team Leader in the Education Department of National Liverpool Museums. She is proud to have a poem featured in The Rialto, and is currently writing her first collection of poetry. She is most likely to be found reading, baking or being overly competitive whilst playing board games.
Katrina Paterson joined the Writing on the Wall team in 2017 as an intern working on Administration and the Superheroes Project before becoming a full time staff member later that year. As a project worker, Katrina has worked on projects such as: Liverpool 8 Archive Project, What's Your Story? Unison, Time to Breathe, and more. Having completed her MA in Screenwriting at John Moores University, Katrina has a real passion for screenwriting and film in her free time.
Jenny joined the WoW team in 2021 as a Project Assistant and her main responsibilities involve working on the production and publication of WoW’s books. She has worked on the development of books for Write to Work, What’s Your Story, Super Heroes: Words Are Our Power and more. Jenny has an undergraduate degree in English Literature and Creative Writing and masters degree in Creative Writing from LJMU and is currently writing her first novel. When she is not at WoW, Jenny is most likely to be found writing or with her nose in a book.
Lauren Buxton joined the WoW team in 2017 as the Project Assistant, having previously been a participant on the first Write to Work course. Lauren is now a Project Worker supporting on our adult projects from for Write to Work Directions, Next Chapter, What’s Your Story Write Minds, SS Orbita to Orbital and our national novel writing competition Pulp Idol. Lauren is passionate about WoW’s dedication to giving people the voice to tell their own stories and the creative community the projects create. When Lauren isn’t working for WoW she can be found writing about new musical gems on her music blog.
Georgia joined the WoW team in 2021 as a Project Assistant, working on marketing, social media and administration. She manages the WoW social media channels, writes our weekly newsletter, and provides admin support on our digital writing centre, The Writer’s Bloc. Georgia graduated from the University of Liverpool with an undergraduate degree in English Literature. They are currently working towards an MA in Mass Communications, with a dissertation on queer representation in video games.