In our third and last selection of Lockdown Lit, the difficulties of lockdown are to the fore for some of our writers. For Michele Witthaus, ‘life is filtered as if through muslin’, in Malaise, as people ‘try to stick to a script they barely understand’ in Distance Education. Sean Chard, ‘living on lockdown with notContinue reading “Our third selection of Lockdown Lit is here”
We’re very happy to announce our second tranche of Lockdown Lit, and what an outpouring of creativity it’s been! Life in the pandemic has given us such scope for fiction. Jo Somerset gives us an evocative account of a summer spent swimming in Scotland in Swimming Away from the Virus, Lynda Brennan reflects on theContinue reading “Our second selections of Lockdown Lit are now out”
We’ve had a fantastic response to our call for lockdown lit submissions and we’re delighted to publish our first selections. In poetry, stories and prose poems, these pieces cover the range of lockdown experiences, from separation from loved ones in Julia Wood’s Sitting on my Husband, changes to home live in Sarah Dale’s Everyone isContinue reading “Announcing our first selections of Lockdown Lit”
We’re launching a collection of writing inspired by the coronavirus pandemic. “Everyone in the world has experienced something extraordinary during this pandemic,” says BGBW founder member Susie Helme. “Some are struggling to surmount new hardships; some are re-examining their lives and shifting their priorities. So many are experiencing the grief of losing loved ones. WeContinue reading “Imagination in Isolation – have you got a piece of Lockdown Lit in you?”
We’re a small group of fiction writers, based in north London. We meet once a month to share our writing, discuss different writing topics and support each other in the quest for improvement and publication.