‘Our language is where we began and where we go’
Our voice is meant to reveal where we come from but accent is much more complex and mercurial than that.
7 minute read
Jill Crawford is rural Northern Irish and the present John Boyne scholar at University of East Anglia. She is also a professional actor and studied English Literature and French at New College, Oxford. Her stories, Safe in a Box and A Thin Place, were published by The Stinging Fly and n+1 in summer 2017. A novel is in progress, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Jill has lived in Belfast, Durban, London, New York, Oxford, Paris, and now Norwich.