Being apart doesn’t mean we have to be alone – catch up on our conversation about CONNECTION, as we share our favourite pieces of writing in response to our summer theme. We’re also talking about creativity, feedback and why it’s so important to share your work.

This episode, we kick off with the words of Toni Morrison:

‘I’m a believer in the power of knowledge and the ferocity of beauty, so from my point of view, your life is already artful – waiting, just waiting, for you to make it art.’ Toni Morrison

Extra reading:

Recent theme / CONNECTION

Network Connectivity Issues by Eimhear Ní Thuathail

When All This is Over by Emily Tucker

Arrival by Amy Feldman

Who needs jetpacks when you can have sex with people you haven’t met yet by Stephanie Chan

The Telephone Call by Farzana Ahmed

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