Writer survey 2015 – tell us what you think!

Writer survey 2015 – tell us what you think!

Writer Survey 2015

Help us make our services better for you! Give us a few minutes of your time and you will be entered into a prize draw for a £30 book voucher for Waterstones, plus 3 book prizes.

All personal information provided will be kept confidentially and only top headlines across all data will be shared with our funders (eg percentages). We will not share individual responses with anyone. 

Here’s the link: http://goo.gl/forms/e8bz7tgb22 – yes it is really is that simple! Thanks in advance for your help. 

Deadline for prize draw: Friday 15 January 2016, midnight (we will leave the survey open until 31 January for late responses)


Photo- No Place Like Home Crawley Library 2015. Photo- Bip Mistry.
No Place Like Home, Crawley Library, 2015. Photo: Bip Mistry
We’re taking part in Twitter campaign #DiverseDecember

We’re taking part in Twitter campaign #DiverseDecember


As part of the national #DiverseDecember campaign on Twitter, we will be sharing stories, poems, books and collections by BME authors living in the region.

This year has been an incredible one for South East and Sussex authors, who have taken part in Writing Our Legacy over the years.

Works to look out for:

  • Umi Sinha’s debut historical novel Belonging, published on 17 September 2015 by Myriad Editions, is an evocative and moving account of three generations in India and Sussex, from the colonial times to First World War, as they struggle to understand themselves and . myriadeditions.com/books/belonging/
  • Closure, an anthology of contemporary Black British short stories, was published on 28 September 2015 by Peepal Tree Press, edited by Jacob Ross and Inscribe Series Editor Kadija George. Lynne E. Blackwood, Sylvia Dickinson and Akila Richards sits alongside acclaimed writers Monica Ali, Jacqueline Crooks, Fred D’Aguiar, and Bernardine Evaristo to name a few. peepaltreepress.com/single_book_display.asp?isbn=9781845232887
  • Best British Short Stories 2015, published on 15 June 2015 on Salt Publishing and edited by Nicholas Royle, is part of a new series that aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere. The anthology features Uschi Gatward’s story ‘The Clinic’. saltpublishing.com/products/best-british-short-stories-2015-9781784630270

Published? Let us know and we’ll tweet your publication details –writingourlegacy@gmail.com or @BHWritingLegacy