Creative Writing Commissions: Awards Made

Posted: Wed, 07 May 2014 10:56

Affective Digital Histories has awarded eight creative writing commissions. Congratulations are due to:

  • Divya Ghelani, 'An Imperial Typewriter' (flash fiction)
  • Sarah Butler, 'Textiles: Spinning Stories in Glossop's Mills' (flash fiction)
  • David Devanny, 'Five Multiplatform Poems for Leicester's Cultural Quarter' (poetry)
  • Mark Goodwin, 'Loss and Possibilities @ Glossop Mills' (poetry)
  • Carol Leeming, 'Love the Life You Live...Live the Life You Love' (choreopoem)
  • Pete Kalu, 'Five Glossop Cats' (radio play)
  • Irfan Master, 'For the Love of Something' (radio play)
  • Kevan Manwaring, 'Marginalia: Graffiti, Urban Coding and the Semiotics of the Street' (historical narrative non-fiction)

The writing commissions have been envisioned as a means of exploring the afterlife of industrial buildings in Leicester and Glossop, as well as the relationships between people who might have used them. The commissions will contribute substantially to the task of re-imagining urban history in the East Midlands.

Tags: Glossop, Leicester, creative writing


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