‘Let yourself become living poetry’ – Rumi You’ve heard me wax lyrical about Bibliotherapy for years: now many others are discovering the healing alchemy that takes place when we read or are read to (Listen to ‘Breathing Lyrical’ on BBC radio 4 on how poetry can help alleviate symptoms of Long Covid, for example. “Somatic […]
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Latin American writers Mariana Enriquez and Andrés Barba discuss their chilling books, The Dangers of Smoking in Bed (translated by Megan McDowell) and A Luminous Republic (translated by Lisa Dillman) with host Mariana Casale. This event was recorded in September 2021 and is presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.
This is a shared reading and creative writing space for the community which I have been lovingly offering in in collaboration with Salford Community Libraries since 2013. The stories that we read invite us to consider a variety of themes and issues in relation to our place in the world as individuals, as well […]
This is a shared reading and creative writing space for the community which I have been lovingly offering in in collaboration with Salford Community Libraries since 2013.The stories that we read invite us to consider a variety of themes and issues in relation to our place in the world as individuals, as well as how […]
Third Monday of every month 6.30 to 8.00pm BST via Zoom Open to readers worldwide A novella is a piece of prose fiction that is longer than a short story and shorter than a novel (as a general rule of thumb, around 200 pages or less). It is a wonderful form of short fiction that […]
This is a private group by invitation only as it normally meets at a private home. Meetings are once a month on Thursdays from 7.30 to 9.00pm. We are currently meeting via Zoom until it is safe to meet in person again. If you are a member of this group, please find the […]