Nell is a writer, teacher and researcher based in Manchester. She has extensive experience facilitating story collection and participatory film-making workshops that focus on self-expression and imagination in the context of HIV. In 2017, she facilitated creative writing workshops for women living with HIV, who access health services in isolated areas of the UK, as part of the 4M Network Training of Trainers project.

In 2017, Nell also ran creative writing and book-making workshops in Kenya and Uganda, as part of an extended 4M programme known as 4M+. She is currently teaching and completing a research PhD at The University of Manchester, and co-runs the Arts Council England funded feminist reading series, No Matter.