Life During Lockdown #10: Brick

Life During Lockdown #10: Brick

Our chair, David Belbin, writes: This is the tenth week of lockdown and, as the NHS weekly clap comes to an end, so does this series. I’d like to thank all of the writers who contributed so speedily when asked and have given us such interesting insights into their...
A Book Launch In The Time Of COVID-19

A Book Launch In The Time Of COVID-19

‘Launch’ is a word of immediacy, of physicality. Poems call to be recited out loud, not merely read. How then does a book launch – of a new anthology – work in lockdown? Carcanet Press put on a celebration to mark the launch of Rory Waterman’s third poetry...
The Book of Hopes

The Book of Hopes

Hope is something that we can all do with in the current situation, and children are no different. Children, as much as adults, are worried about the confusing and frightening news that we hear, they have lost their routines, and they may be worried about parents who...