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Abigail Shaw


8th July 2021

Where adventure and mental illness meet

Abigail Shaw lives with bipolar disorder. It affects every aspect of her life, including what adventure looks and feels like. Here she writes about a recent trip to the Yorkshire Dales. 


Abigail Shaw

Abigail Shaw

Abigail Shaw is a freelance writer from the Wirral who now resides in Manchester after studying for her MA in Creative Writing at the University of Manchester. She writes poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction. While her work tends to thrive in dark spaces, she also takes inspiration from her wonderful family and the natural world. Abigail now seeks new opportunities in writing for commission and further freelance work. She enjoys the sound of rain, cool handbags, and religious iconography in vampire films.