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This story and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.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 author: Kirsty Fox


Kirsty Fox is a novelist and short fiction writer currently studying for a Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Nottingham. She previously self-published her first novel, ‘Dogtooth Chronicals’ (sic), under her own micro-publishing imprint, Bees Make Honey, alongside collaborating as creative producer on a crowdfunded multimedia novel, ‘The Dust on the Moth’ (written by Darren Simpson). Bees Make Honey are currently preparing to publish a regional arts, culture and literature magazine, ‘Calligram’. Kirsty has had short fiction and other writing published in LeftLion magazine, Now Then magazine and ‘Stories in Sandstone: A Nottingham Anthology’. She is based in Nottingham.

Kirsty’s story,  for Dusk, They Said There Were Pirates, will be performed at Greenwich, Nottingham and Rossendale at Dusk on the 21st December 2017 and published in the Dusk anthology on 21st June 2018