Why I Write is a series of four short films commissioned by The Literary Consultancy (TLC) and featuring Hanif Kureishi, Kit De Waal, Elle McNicoll and, here, Ashley Hickson-Lovence. All four films can be viewed on the TLC website, where there is also a link to the TLC’s Associate Artist Fund.
The 392 is the debut novel by current UEA student Ashley Hickson-Lovence and is published by OWN IT! this week. Ashley grew up in Hackney, London, and completed an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at City, University of London, while working as a secondary school English teacher. He is currently completing a PhD in Creative and […]
An extract from Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel, The 392, published by OWN IT! on 25 April 2019 NATALIE Hackney born and raised, I grew up on the street, the block, the bits, the estate, the hood, the ghetto, the ends, the manor. Whatever you wanna call it, it’s up to you innit, but […]