Over the last 12 months, we've been working with emerging writers and poets to develop new works, hot desk, attend festivals, perform readings, and develop a community of writers who champion inclusivity and diversity.
UPDATE: Due to a highly competitive round of submissions we will be closing pitches for Journal on 31 July 2020. Journal is a space for creative non-fiction hosted here on…
Maya-Rose is a writer and storyteller. Maya's involvement with the Centre for Stories first began with her involvement in the Saga Sisterhood project where she developed a story called 'Eat Pray Work'.
Yahye is a poet and writer with a passion for giving back to the community through volunteering and serving. As well as being a big family-man, Yahye is spending time with Vivienne Glance navigating the world of poetry and writing.
"I’ve seen emerging writers nurtured by the belief of other people. I’ve continued to learn that people are gloriously different. I’ve experienced pleasure, frustration, surprise, pride, and the therapeutic effects of laughter."
We love stories, and we love the people who connect us with them. This Love Your Bookshop Day, we’re celebrating some of our friends who help find and share stories: our local book-sellers.