In this podcast we look at working class writers, their work and experience with guest editor Amber Hall. We look at the difficulties that working class writers overcome and the limitations and expectation placed upon them by the wider world of literature. We speak to guests 1990s Chris and Lisa McKenzie both of whom ae part of the Working Class Collective, A community of working class creatives formed during the pandemic.
This podcast was guest edited by Amber Hall. Amber also interviewed 1990s Chris and Lisa McKenzie for this podcast. You can find out more about Amber by following her on social media
Amber is a member of the editorial team for Write On! and you can read an interview with her here https://pentoprint.org/write-on-interviews-writer-amber-hall/
Lisa McKenzie is a writer and academic from Nottingham. You can find out more about her and her work by visiting her website
You can follow Lisa on Twitter here https://twitter.com/redrumlisa
1990s Chris is a queer writer, poet, performer and film maker originally from Hereford and now living in Bristol You can find lots of Chris’s work via his Linktree here https://linktr.ee/1990schris
And follow Chris on Twitter here https://twitter.com/1990sChris
Lisa and Chris are both members of the Working Class Collective.
Find out more about the collective and buy the book “Lockdown Diaries of the Working Class” via their website here https://www.workingclasscollective.co.uk/
Follow the collective on Twitter here https://twitter.com/WorkingClassCol
You can hear 1990s Chris performing his piece “Sink” as part of this podcast
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