The Joy of Intimacy

In February Aeon published my essay, The Joy of Intimacy, which looks at love and intimacy in the age of polyamory. It had an amazing response on Twitter and became one of Aeon’s most popular articles of the month with 45,000 plus views. You can also listen to an audio recording of the article on…

The Arts Council backs our recovery project

We heard this past week that the Arts Council has awarded us a grant for not only the artistic costs of publishing our recovery anthology, A Wild and Precious Life, but also for A Wild and Precious Mentoring Programme (WPMP), which will enable four of our writers to develop their careers. This is such good…

Starman

Full of the swaggering adventures of a father, set against the quieter domestic adventure of a single-parent family in Islington in the 1970s. STARMAN is about the many faces of addiction and the erasure of common human connection in its painful intergenerational legacy.

A Wild and Precious Evening

Last Monday Zoe and I hosted our first event for A Wild and Precious Life, our ACE-funded anthology of recovery stories, which sprung from our teaching creative writing to a group of people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction at Hackney Recovery Service (affiliated with St Mungo’s). The event took place at http://www.housmans.com/, a radical…