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Sharon’s short story, SEEP included in new anthology, The Book of Birmingham, Comma Press 2018

28th October 2018 Latest News, Uncategorised

Edited by Kavita Bhanot Featuring Balvinder Banga, Alan Beard, Jendella Benson, Kit de Waal, Sharon Duggal,Joel Lane, Malachi McIntosh, Bobby Nayyar, C.D. Rose & Sibyl Ruth Few cities have undergone such a radical transformation over the last few decades as Birmingham. Culturally and architecturally, it has been in a state of perpetual flux and regeneration, with new communities moving in, then out, and iconic post-war landmarks making way for brighter-coloured, 21st century flourishes. Much like the city itself, the characters in the stories gathered here are often living through moments ofRead More

Sharon announced as Creative Future’s 2018 Writer in Residence

11th April 2018 Latest News, Uncategorised

Creative Future April 2018 Newsletter: We’re delighted to announce that our 2018 WIR is Sharon Duggal. Sharon is a writer, campaigner and radio presenter/producer.  She was born in Birmingham to parents who immigrated to the UK from the Punjab, India. She now lives in Brighton & Hove. Her acclaimed debut novel, The Handsworth Times (pub. Bluemoose Books) is set against a backdrop of social unrest, neglected communities, incredible music and the healing power of direct action in 1980’s working-class Birmingham. It was The Morning Star newspaper’s fiction ‘Book of the YearRead More

Books

  • The Handsworth Times
    The Handsworth Times