• Richardson, Maureen

    Maureen Richardson (1943 – 2020) was born in Tyneside and later moved to Nottingham to take up a post as a community worker. It was here that she followed her passion for writing and became a successful Creative Writing Tutor while publishing her own short stories and poems.  She was an active environmental campaigner and appeared regularly on radio and TV. In the last years of her life she was an enthusiastic member of Our Dementia Choir which was the subject of a BBC documentary.

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