10 Mar 2016

Anna Mackenzie:WW1 Voices

From the collecton Writers Week 2016
Photograph of Anna Mackenzie

Anna Mackenzie Photo: Credit Madeline Ross

Researching her own family's World War I experience Anna Mackenzie was able to find a story she believed needed to be told. Bringing letters to life Mackenzie created the novel “Evie’s War”  based on correspondence between her grandfather and great uncle. In this emotionally powerful event Anna shares some of the letters that led to her discovering this story. 

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