Anthology 2016

  Writing Local | Thinking Global

Championing the diverse voices of our community

Produced by the team behind the Hillingdon Literary Festival, Writing Local  | Thinking Global seeks to champion the diverse voices of the London Borough of Hillingdon, in an anthology of creative writing.

WLTG is the product of a community creative writing competition, free and open to all in the community, judged by Philip Tew, Benjamin Zephaniah, Suzi Feay, Courttia Newland, and edited by Sebastian Jenner.

Congratulations to our Shortlisted contributors:

Alex Noir  | Sade Johnson  |  Aimée White  |  Iris Mauricio  |  Patrick Awuru Ikwu  |  Sarah Simons  |  Julia Underwood  |  Taiwo Oyenola  |  Ali May  |  Jin Wei Wong  |  Marjorie Bahhaj & Dante Major  |  Aliraza Fazal  |  Gurpreet Singh Rai  |  Matthias Asiedu-Yeboa  |  Michelle Stevens  |  Andy Mydellton  |  Shirley Anne Cook  |  Saira Arian  |  James Nadal  |  Dr Rohail Ahmad  |  Andy J Lewis  |  Elenor Paul  |  Thomas Hull  |  Simi Abe  |  Jojo Chia  |  Dev Aditya  |  Dilinna Bernadette Aniebonam  |  Vivien Brown  |  Lia Harlin  |  Nicole ‘Zion’ Thomas  |  Angela Narayn  |  Stephen Powdrill  |  Macaulay Cooper  |  Rebecca Pizzey  |  E A Taylor

And to our Winner:

Vivien Brown with her poem “Lovesick”

With many thanks to all those who submitted entries, we were delighted by the high-calibre of the writing we received and were thrilled to read them.


Illustrations by:

Jacqueline Chesta

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Judging Panel:

Professor Philip Tew

Benjamin Zephaniah

Suzi Feay

Courttia Newland

Edited by:

Sebastian Jenner


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