#RefugeeWeek

It’s Refugee Week.

Many of our authors address the refugee experience in their writing, and have contributed to charity anthologies to raise money for refugge charities.

Here are a few videos of relevant material

Cherry Potts Queues at Asylum Tales for The Story Sessions (Published in Refugees Welcome which doesn’t seem to have a website anymore)

This England by Oscar Windsor Smith, read by Alix Adams at Asylum Tales  for The Story Sessions (also in Refugees Welcome)

They Said there were Pirates by Kirsty Fox read by Grace Cookey-Gam (In Dusk, out 21st June)

Four Beaches by Rob Schofield read by Mary Hooton and Marion Cox (In Dusk, out 21st June)

If you enjoyed these videos please consider a donation to Praxis, a refugee support project in London which is also being supported by Vocal Chords Choir at their concert tomorrow at Conway Hall.

Dusk: Video – Greenwich – They Said there were Pirates

Grace Cookey-Gam reads They Said there were Pirates by Kirsty Fox

at West Greenwich Library

This story and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video – Greenwich – Starling Time

Grace Cookey-Gam reads Starling Time by Laila Sumpton for Dusk at Greenwich at West Greenwich Library

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video- Greenwich Match Girl by Lisa Kelly

Grace Cookey-Gam reads Lisa Kelly‘s Match Girl for the Greenwich event Dusk at West Greenwich Library

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: the videos – Greenwich – Tempus Erat

For Christmas Eve Grace Cookey-Gam reads Kate Wise‘s poem, Tempus Erat

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Preview of Dusk on Resonance FM

Listen to Cherry Potts, Laila Sumpton, Michelle Penn, Katerina Watson Math Jones and Grace Cookey-Gam talking about and reading from work that will be performed in tomorrow’s Solstice Shorts Festival together with two of the songs – Anna Kissell’s Oh, the Dark (Bristol) and 3 Bucket Jones Light Another Candle for You

Dusk Performer: Grace Cookey-Gam

Grace Cookey-Gam trained at the City Lit, graduating in 2013. Recent roles include Melissa in Lynette Linton’s ground-breaking #Hashtag Lightie (The Arcola), Viv in Di and Viv and Rose (Stephen Joseph Theatre & the New Vic), Agnes in triple Offie nominated The Awakening (Brockley Jack), Ottalan in TV pilot Dawn (MGM), Tyrant Season 3 (Fox TV) & Justice League (Warner Bros). Grace is also a singer, with a music degree from Birmingham University, and busy voice over with a love for audio drama. She regularly reads for the Liars League and was a BBC Radio Drama Norman Beaton Fellowship semi-finalist in 2015.

Grace will be reading stories and poems for Dusk at Greenwich