Cover reveal!

We are so excited to have this beautiful book cover for our recovery anthology, A Wild and Precious Life, due to be published in April 2021, and co-edited by Zoe Gilbert and myself. This is a project that is very close to my heart, which has taken many years to bring into the world, and…

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…

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…