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A new podcast from the team behind independent publisher Comma Press based in Manchester, UK specialising in the short story and literature in translation. Series One: Protest This series will bring listeners 6 discussions around stories featured in the Comma anthology 'Protest: Stories of Resistance'. For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power. This collection brought authors together with historians, sociologists and eyewitnesses to re-imagine key moments of British protest. In association with the People's History Museum and Manchester Metropolitan University.

A new podcast from the team behind independent publisher Comma Press based in Manchester, UK specialising in the short story and literature in translation. Series One: Protest This series will bring listeners 6 discussions around stories featured in the Comma anthology 'Protest: Stories of Resistance'. For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power. This collection brought authors together with historians, sociologists and eyewitnesses to re-imagine key moments of British protest. In association with the People's History Museum and Manchester Metropolitan University.
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United Kingdom

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A new podcast from the team behind independent publisher Comma Press based in Manchester, UK specialising in the short story and literature in translation. Series One: Protest This series will bring listeners 6 discussions around stories featured in the Comma anthology 'Protest: Stories of Resistance'. For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power. This collection brought authors together with historians, sociologists and eyewitnesses to re-imagine key moments of British protest. In association with the People's History Museum and Manchester Metropolitan University.

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English


Episodes

#4 Cat and Mouse Act with Michelle Green, Elizabeth Crawford and Helen Antrobus

5/14/2019
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Hosted by Zoe Turner, Publicity & Outreach Officer of Comma Press, a Manchester-based independent publisher specialising in the short story. Michelle Green is a British-Canadian writer. Her short story collection, Jebel Marra, was published by Comma Press and is based on her own experience as an aid worker in Darfur. Elizabeth Crawford is the author of The Women's Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866-1928 (1998), The Women's Suffrage Movement: a regional survey (2013) and much more....

Duration:01:17:17

#3 The Enemy Within with Martyn Bedford, David Waddington and Craig Oldham

4/16/2019
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Hosted by Ra Page, Founder & CEO of Comma Press, a Manchester-based independent publisher specialising in the short story. Martyn Bedford is an award-winning British novelist and literary critic. he has written five novels for adults and three for young adults. His short story collection, Letters Home, was published by Comma Press in 2017. David Waddington is Professor of Communications and Co-Director of the Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute at Sheffield Hallam...

Duration:01:21:53

#2 Rivers of Blood With David Constantine and Stephen Constantine

3/15/2019
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Hosted by Ra Page, Founder & CEO of Comma Press, a Manchester-based independent publisher specialising in the short story. In this episode author David Constantine and his brother, historian Stephen Constantine, reflect on their experience and the legacy of Enoch Powell’s infamous Rivers of Blood speech, as well as post World War II immigration, Windrush, Brexit and Trump… David Constantine is an award-winning poet, translator, short story writer and novelist. His short story collections...

Duration:01:16:04

#1 Never Going Underground with Juliet Jacques, Em Temple-Malt and Louise Wallwein

1/25/2019
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Hosted by Ra Page, Founder & CEO of Comma Press, a Manchester-based independent publisher specialising in the short story. Juliet Jacques is a journalist, critic and writer of short fiction. She has published two books including Trans: A Memoir (2015). She documented her gender reassignment for The Guardian in a series entitled A Transgender Journey. Dr. Em Temple-Malt is a Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology at Staffordshire University and co-director of Staffordshire University Crime and...

Duration:01:26:56