‘Small But Mighty’ by Farhana Shaikh

In this article, published in Writers&Artists, Farhana Shaikh (Dahlia Books) reflects on a decade of Indie publishing, the impact of the pandemic and working as our industry partner in States 2021. Farhana is passionate about the Indie community and we… Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fiction: Anne Goodwin

Lockdown Fiction is a blog series, curated specially for our States 2021 festival. We’ve asked 4 authors to reflect on the experience of bringing out a book with an indie press in the middle of a pandemic. We continue with… Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fiction: Drew Gummerson

Lockdown Fiction is a blog series, curated specially for our States 2021 festival. We’ve asked 4 authors to reflect on the experience of bringing out a book with an indie press in the middle of a pandemic. We continue with… Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fiction: Jonathon Wilkins

Lockdown Fiction is a blog series, curated specially for our States 2021 festival. We’ve asked 4 authors to reflect on the experience of bringing out a book with an indie press in the middle of a pandemic. We continue with… Continue Reading →

Lockdown Fiction Series: Laura Besley

Lockdown Fiction is a blog series, curated specially for our States 2021 festival. We’ve asked 4 authors to reflect on the experience of bringing out a book with an indie press in the middle of a pandemic. We open with… Continue Reading →

In Conversation with Donna Payne | Cultural eXchanges Festival 2021 | 3rd March | Reviewed by Deborah Potter

As a student in their first year of English and Creative Writing, the Cultural eXchanges Festival has been an interesting experience. Due to the events of Covid-19, the format in 2021 was taken online. However this did not hinder my… Continue Reading →

Creative Writing Postgrads Showcase | Cultural eXchanges Festival 2021 | 5th March | Reviewed by Thomas Williams

The Creative Writing Postgrad Performance was an immersive experience offering an array of creative pieces. It was fantastic to see the creative pieces showcased. Caroline Butterwick and Julian Pinnick presented my favourite pieces. Caroline’s piece allowed us a small glimpse into the world of… Continue Reading →

The Peacock Screen “Shines”: a conversation with Farrukh Dhondy and Ahmed Jamal | Cultural eXchanges Festival 2021 | 5th March | Reviewed by Miranda Graham

The Peacock Screen shines brightly: The Cultural eXchanges Festival ended with a bang on Friday with The Peacock Screen “Shines” event. This exciting evening celebrated Indian cinema, in particular the work of Mahmood Jamal. Mr Farrukh Dhondy, writer and ex-Commissioning… Continue Reading →

Creative Writing Postgrads Showcase | Cultural eXchanges Festival 2021 | 5th March | Reviewed by Joe Powdrill

The Postgrads Showcase, hosted by Professor Simon Perril, was a brilliant opportunity to hear about the research and fresh writing of five fantastically diverse and talented authors. All the authors presented well thought-out written works, and each read with real… Continue Reading →

Creative Writing Postgrads Showcase | Cultural eXchanges Festival 2021 | 5th March | Reviewed by Nabilah Patel

A Flicker of Inspiration: This event was hosted by Leicester Centre for Creative Writing at DMU. Postgrads studying creative writing at PhD level read out their beautiful words, hooking us from beginning to end. There were many different styles of… Continue Reading →

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