They//Us

They//Us is currently enrolling for Spring Term!

Head to our Workshops page to sign up.

 

‘Really engaging, helpful and positive group. Great team leadership with patience and fantastic community.’ – Pascal Vine, alumni

They//Us is an online writer’s community created by For Books’ Sake in the winter of 2020.

Our monthly sessions provide a space for non-binary writers to come together to write and share ideas. We offer feedback on work, catch up on writing projects and socialise with others from across the UK. Our community is linked by a Discord server where members can interact outside of monthly sessions. The community is made up of writers from different disciplines including creative non-fiction, poetry, novels and experimental short fiction. They//Us is a network of sharing, encouragement and collaboration.

Our monthly sessions are split into two across the year – Spring Term and Autumn Term. Interested participants will be able to sign up for a term for a fee of £7-10 which unlocks access to our online community, They//Us alumni and 4 workshops led by Crow Rudd.

We will shortly be open for our Spring Term which will run March – June 2024. Please check back or subscribe to our newsletter when sign up begins.

Crow Rudd

Tutor

Crow Rudd is disabled nonbinary queer internationally published punk poet, multiple slam champion, events producer and workshop facilitator based in York. Creator and host of Sad Poets Doorstep Club, founder of the UK Trans & Nonbinary Poets Network and workshop facilitator for They//Us. Crow has been published by Slice of the Moon Books, Paper & Ink Literary Zine and Warning Lines, has featured at Manchester Punk Festival, Loud & Queer Arts Festival and Leeds LGBT+ Lit Fest, and has headlined Punk in Drublic, Switchblade and Incite!. Their debut collection i am a thing of rough edges is available from Whisky & Beards Publishing.

@stuffpunxdo

Bridget Hart

Admin Support

Bridget Hart (they/them) is a writer, performer and creative producer based in the South West.

Bridget has been tearing up DIY punk shows for over a decade, cutting their teeth at feminist punk shows across the country. They have performed at festivals including Boomtown, Shambala, Manchester Punk Festival and Edinburgh Fringe. They have published two collections of poetry, Better Watch Your Mouth (Burning Eye), and Chewing Gum – a queer reimagining of Grease published by Small Press (Tangent Books).

Bridget is the former editor of Burning Eye Books, and continues to help performance artists transfer their work to the page as a freelance mentor. They are the host of For Books’ Sake’s live performance night That’s What We Said and the founder of They//Us.

 

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