Edited by Kerry Young
“Whilst acknowledging the vast array of initiatives for so-called BAME writers, what will be the enduring impact? The six writers here, commissioned in the summer of 2019 before the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, have wrestled with this question throughout their careers.”
A Junior doctor in the NHS, Roopa Farooki recalls the shock of working on the frontline during the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Her new memoir is a tale of life, death and grief.
WritersMosaic Live, in collaboration with Speaking Volumes, presents a spoken word night featuring poets, singers and storytellers, including Cheryl Martin reading her short story, ‘Only For a Short While’, part of the anthology, Not Quite Right For Us. The evening, at the Nightingale Room in Brighton, was hosted by Colin Grant.
The anthology, Not Quite Right For Us, is a celebration of outsiderness and ode to otherness. At a spoken word collaboration between WritersMosaic & Speaking Volumes, the writer and translator, Shagufta Sharmeen Tania reads her short story, ‘Bodies’.