We are very pleased to be working with Dean Parkin, a local lad born in Suffolk and well known in the area. Dean is also the 2012 poet-in-residence at the Beccles Festival, host of the Short Cuts Cabaret and for three years was poet-in-residence on the Afternoon Show on BBC Radio Norfolk (2007-10). His one man show 'Dean's Dad's Ducks', premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Festival in August 2010 (supported by an Escalator Live Literature and an Arts Council Award). He has run workshops in prisons, schools, on a NATO base in Germany and he is a regular tutor on schools courses for the Arvon Foundation.
You can find out more about Dean at his website. You can also find a recent interview with Dean on the Suffolk Guide website here.
For the “Managing a Masterpiece” programme, Dean will be: