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 look after chickens.
Chris Barker Academic turned fiction writer
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Please find the link below to my story ‘The Sweetest Dream’ published by Sudo Journal (Australia) Or, here is the text if the link doesn’t work well. The Sweetest Dream – Chris Barker Theo lay on his back, staring at the ceiling as he waited for the nurse to return to his bedside. He wantedContinue reading “The Sweetest Dream”
Please click on the link below for my story ‘House on Fire’ published by ‘East of the Web’ (UK) http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/HousFire1310.shtml http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/HousFire1310.shtml
By Brian Martin Responding to my post about ‘On The Beach” Dear Chris Thanks for your reflections on On the Beach. They greatly interested me because, like you, I recently reread the book and watched the film. That was in late 2020 for my book Truth Tactics (free at https://www.bmartin.cc/pubs/21tt/), one chapter of which isContinue reading “A response to ‘On the Beach’”