They both lived in Whitehawk - same place, different time.Anaconda’s parents were born one in the north and one in the south of the globe, and Anaconda’s own children were born in different earth again, north and west of the Sussex Weald.
The writing in this anthology is a reflection on his experience as a Londoner visiting the countryside and being fascinated by pheasants that for him came to symbolise that experience.
Josephine Hall is a writer and creator who grew up in Cornwall and enjoys experimenting and adventuring.
As part of our Hidden Sussex anthology for 2019, we’ve compiled a list of Sussex tourist sites, organisations, groups and local businesses that will appeal to people of colour and people interested in diverse culture and heritage. We run events across Sussex and the South East that showcase emerging and established BME writers and provide professional development and networking opportunities.
Alinah Azadeh is a writer, artist, performer and social activist of mixed Iranian and English heritage.
Her poetry and prose has been published in magazines, memoirs and anthologies in Germany, Slovenia, South Africa, USA, Sri Lanka, UK and Nigeria.
Patience Agbabi is a poet, performer and workshop facilitator.I feel strong connections to all these places, which are entwined with my family life.I call all three places home, they all encapsulate my emotions and experiences and my poetry reflects these aspects of my life.His first novel, Pynter Bender was shortlisted for the Authors Club Best First Novel Award 2009 and the Commonwealth Writers Prize 2009.Jasmine Harris is a secondary educator and published poet featured in Ink & Voices, Prometheus Dreaming, Rigorous, etc.Annie Richardson was born in a small village in East Sussex and now lives within 8 miles of her birthplace.She sees herself firstly as a black, mixed-heritage woman, proud wife, mother, grandmother and friend, however her day job is as a university lecturer on Early Childhood Education and Care. He has published a trilogy of books examining Caribbean life: Negro with a Hat, a biography of Marcus Garvey; I&I, The Natural Mystics, a group biography of the original Wailers; and Bageye at the Wheel, a 1970s West Indian childhood in Suburbia (all Jonathan Cape).Femi is most at home among a community of friends and when close to nature on the South Downs Way.She has survived and is working towards thriving as a writer, poet, storyteller and a working facilitator of dreaming life, beyond the morass.David Nwokedi was born in Nigeria in 1965 to a Nigerian father and a British/Irish mother. A qualified social worker, David lived in London for 10 years and now lives back in Brighton and works in social work management.Dulani Kulasinghe was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and now lives in Brighton with her family.