Wyl Menmuir is a novelist and editor based in Cornwall. His bestselling debut novel, The Many (Salt Publishing) was long-listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and in November 2016, Nightjar Press published a limited edition chapbook of his story Rounds. His short story, In Dark Places is due to be published by National Trust in September 2017.
Wyl has written for both Radio 4 and the Observer, and is a regular contributor to the journal Elementum. He teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and is the 2017 writer in residence at Falmouth University.
As a literacy consultant he has developed and delivered programmes for National Literacy Trust, Kernow Arts Education Partnership and Aldridge Foundation, and delivered training for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
Wyl will be discussing real and imaginary landscapes with novelist Sara Baume and Jay Armstrong from the journal Elementum.