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Haram by Vijay Medtia

Posted on Feb 12 by

Vijay Medtia’s short story – Haram, has been accepted by Haram By Veijay Medtia The work began at the back of the house; the length and width...


Jennifer Makumbi New Story

Posted on Jan 7 by

As part of our forthcoming Surveillance anthology, If Africans Kicked Things Every Time They Got Frustrated is Jennifer’s latest short story. Working with the familiar...


Tangled Roots

Posted on Sep 30 by

Unique Event Celebrates Manchester’s Mixed Race Families Tangled Roots comes to Manchester on 25th October offering FREE life writing workshop and FREE live performance On...


How To Weave Time – Photos

Posted on Feb 3 by

The launch of Anwen Lewis’ debut collection of poetry How To Weave Time took place at the Green Room on 26th February 2011. There were two readings, both well attended and ...