List of Isolation-Themed Book Recommendations By Eve Volungeviciute It’s safe to say the COVID-19 lockdown is a challenge for many of us, both physically and mentally. During the time when staying at home is crucial to the well-being of our society, a lot of us turn to the arts for sanity. There are few things better than losing yourself in a good book and so, with such a variety of genres to please everyone’s tastes, what better time than now to […]
Social Distancing and the whole COVID-19 fiasco has brought a lot of anxiety to many of us. But we decided to focus on the positive aspect of the time we have on our hands and have made an effort to have a good writing routine. Here’s a small list of things that we are doing to keep writing. […]
On 2nd April, Bea was the special guest poet at Fire & Dust, our monthly open mic event. Thanks to Covid-19, the April gig took place online, via a Zoom video conference – which means Bea was our first-ever ‘virtual’ headliner! We caught up with Bea after this fun (albeit surreal) event, to ask her a few questions. […]
By AARUSHI SHETTY As writers, many of us rely on inspiration to create prose and poems. However, due to the lock-down it may be a little difficult to feel inspired to write. A lot of us may also be feeling like we haven’t been as productive as we’d like to be. If you’re in need of some motivation to write, here are some free writing exercises that you can try.
Originally from Nottingham, poet and librarian Andrew Button currently lives in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. His new collection is Music for Empty Car Parks (erbacce-press, January 2020). In 2016, Andrew published pamphlet Dry Days in Wet Towns and his first collection The Melted Cheese on the Cosmic Pizza came out in 2017. He has also had various poems feature in magazines. Andrew’s poetry has been described as observational, anecdotal and ironic, often with a focus on eccentric and obsessive behaviour. His sources of inspiration range from […]
We are facing a new challenge amidst the coronavirus crisis. Social distancing has been helping to flatten the curve. But it has also left some people feeling lonely and anxious. It’s not all dull and grey though: artists are coming together to fill the void in our lives through some amazing virtual gigs. So, we at Here Comes Everyone magazine thought of listing some literary open mics […]
By Prabhjot Kaur Shaunna Lee Lynch is a Cork-native writer, actor, director and producer. Her work weaves modern feminism and pop culture with politics, social commentary and tradition, playfully dismantling conventions. Most recently her play Wishful Thinking premiered at Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 which she wrote, acted in and co-produced. As a spoken word artist, she has […]
Naomi Booth’s novel Sealed is a lot of things, but forgettable is not one of them. Branded as ecological horror fiction, the book is that and also much more, as apart from discussing the themes of climate change and pollution, it also talks about paranoia, grief, and, obviously, motherhood. […]
Andrea Mbarushimana is a poet, community connector, artist and peace activist. Her short collection The Africa in my House was published by Silhouette Press in 2017, and she has since won the inaugural V20 pamphlet prize (2019) with Air Show. […]
INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS DAVE PITT “I dow see ya hair bab matted with all that womb gloop. Meybe I see long locks. Dark auburn with a shock of bright purple. at the front. “What ya think Grandad?” And we know it dow really matter what I or anyone else...