Festival team

The Mystery Literary team is made up of Liverpool-based literature lovers. Find out a little more about the team, below...

Ronnie Hughes
Co-founder & adviser

Ronnie Hughes is a writer and encourager. He writes the Liverpool blog A Sense of Place and goes around helping people to do interesting things with their lives and places.



Favourite book:  

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Currently reading:

The Little Friend by Donna Tartt. 

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Lucy Chesters
Co-founder & curator

Lucy Chesters is a writer and editor. You'll find Lucy in the Baltic Triangle, editing

Ethos, a quarterly print magazine which tells the stories of ethical, sustainable and value-driven businesses from around the world.

Favourite book:

1984 by George Orwell


Currently reading:

The Second Sex by Simone de Beavoir 

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Jennifer Howden
Head of digital & curator

Jennifer Howden is a digital marketer and content creator. As well as helping support small businesses online, Jennifer is involved in community projects in the Smithdown Road area.

Favourite book:

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 


Currently Reading:

The Spirit Level by Kate Pickett


You'll find Jennifer tweeting: @JenniferATH

Alex Christey-Kelly
Head of community engagement & operations

Alex Christey-Kelly is the operations and marketing manager at Elevator Studios, and one of the founders of Make Liverpool. She's also involved in community projects across Liverpool.


Favourite book:

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Currently reading: 

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

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