Media – coverage

THIS! @ProjectTwistIT developed by the genius that is @maryohara1 challenges the stigma of poverty through the stories of people with lived experience, elevating their voices and experiences - definitely worth a follow! – Niamh Eastwood @niamhrelease

Congratulations @maryohara1 #projecttwistit - looking forward to following the updates and getting involved in some way #ukpoverty – Jude Habib @JudeHabib

Wow this new initiative looks super important #projecttwistit #poverty #earlyyears #earlylearning – Jane Lewis @JaneLewis100

#ProjectTwistIT #Poverty #writers #artists Something worth reading/listening for a change #hope #inspired thanks. – Francess @healingpoems

Congratulations to journalist @maryohara1 from @VIEWdigital She is taking a new look at poverty through #projecttwistit . We'll be hearing more about it for the next edition of VIEW magazine 'Stories From the Frontline' @EBIACBelfast @AdviceNI – Una Murphy @Una_VIEW

This is a really interesting and necessary initiative. Looking forward to what comes out next! #projecttwistit – Kwame Boateng @KwameBoateng_

Great new content added to #ProjectTwistIt Read, listen, watch the stories reflecting the real, lived experience of people in poverty #storytelling #UKPoverty – sounddelivery @sounddelivery


View/Digital Issue 48 – Stories from the Frontline

View/Digital Issue 48 – Stories from the Frontline

View/Digital, july 2018

In this edition of View/Digital, a social affairs magazine for Northern Ireland, Una Murphy interviews Project Twist-It founder, Mary O’Hara.

Off-Kilter podcast, Austerity Bites

Off-Kilter podcast, Austerity Bites

off-kilter podcast, may 2018

In this edition of the podcast hosted by Rebecca Vallas, Mary O’Hara discusses her book Austerity Bites and Project Twist-It.

Kerry Hudson, photo by Mark Vessey

Kerry Hudson, photo by Mark Vessey

the pool, may 2018

Kerry Hudson interviews Mary O’Hara on the transformative power of stories told by those who’ve experienced poverty directly at the launch of Project Twist-It


Dominic King show, Radio Kent

Dominic King show, Radio Kent

dominic king show, nov 2018

Dominic King interviews Think Nation’s Lizzie Hodgson on Project Twist-It – at 2 hrs 29 mins – and the Project Twist-It/Think Nation Event on 8 December 2018.

Fulbright Commission

Fulbright Commission

fulbright alumni newsletter, july 2018

Mary O’Hara (Fulbright Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism 2010) has launched Project Twist-It, a brand new anti-poverty, multi-platform initiative aiming to shift the negative rhetoric around poverty in the UK and the US.

Bristol University Press

Bristol University Press

project twist-it, august 2018

Mary O Hara, author of Austerity Bites, has launched Project Twist-It.

Supported by the non-profit Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the project aims to change the narrative around poverty through storytelling and by working with artists and writers to elevate the voice of people with lived experience of poverty.  

Find out more at projecttwistit.com, follow on Twitter: @projecttwistit.