creased at the edges
On writing and politics
This is a blog about writing and living a sustainable life. In particular, it is focused on writing fiction while trying to live more simply as I grow older. Like an old book I have become creased at edges.
For over thirty years I was a teacher in schools and universities and was published widely in the field of Cultural Studies. More recently I have turned my hand to writing fiction between stints in the garden where I grow vegetables and looks after chickens.
Chris Barker Academic turned fiction writer
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ALL THE DIFFERENCE by Chris Barker
Here is he link to my short story ‘Summer of love” published on ‘East of the Web’ http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/SummLove1217.shtml
I have long been engaged in writing-fiction and non-fiction- and I have always been attentive to politics. I have written non-fiction work about politics, and I have written fiction that had an underlying political resonance. Politics and writing are inescapably intertwined. First, let me explain what I mean by politics. Politics refers of course toContinue reading “Politics and Writing (Fiction)”