Winnie M Li- Author of DARK CHAPTER, Co-Founder of Clear Lines
Winnie M Li is an author and activist around the issue of sexual assault. Her debut novel, DARK CHAPTER, was published in June. Partly inspired by her own assault, it explores a rape from the perspective of both victim and perpetrator. The book is currently shortlisted for The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize, and will be published in more than nine languages worldwide. Winnie is also the Co-Founder of the Clear Lines Festival, the UK’s first-ever festival address sexual assault and consent through the arts and discussion. She is currently a PhD researcher at the London School of Economics, researching the uses of social media by rape survivors to share their experiences and form a community. She was shortlisted for the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize in 2015.
Winnie will be involved in the following FiLiA session:
Living Life After Sexual Violence (Sunday Afternoon)