Joan Boyce was born in Liverpool. She worked in Littlewood’s Pools at the Irlam Road building in Bootle for eight years from the age of fifteen. She left to begin her family in 1959. She has three children two boys and one girl. In 1984 she returned to education at what is now known as Liverpool John Moores University, where she gained a BA hons degree. She will be launching her book Littlewoods Pools Girls at WOWFEST21.
Writing on the Wall are grateful that Joan chose us to bring her work to the wider public, and proud that we have been able to help Joan honour her promise to the women she interviewed that she would one day publish this book.