Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Focus and motivation are two friends I don’t hear much from these days. Somehow lockdown makes a blank page emptier, daily word counts unobtainable and tea breaks half-hourly. Remember March 2020? The Before. The Brink. It brought us a most unwelcome, but necessary,...
Building a Better World With Words #5: Lviv

Building a Better World With Words #5: Lviv

The lockdown started so fast that it caught us by surprise. Still, we realised the importance of literature and information that we were bringing to our audience, so there was basically no way that we could stop in our tracks. Like most institutions, we immediately...
Building a Better World With Words #4: Krakow

Building a Better World With Words #4: Krakow

Mandatory quarantine surprised us in mid-March. Our eight-person team working in the Kraków Festival Office, an operator of the Krakow UNESCO City of Literature title has been separated not only from the daily routine, but also from each other. Immediately it turned...